Wanda Lockamy wanted to buy a truck on Craigslist for its advertised price of $1,500. The seller provided a link with photos of the truck and recommended she pay with eBay gift cards “for her protection.”
Remember Efren Bojorquez? All he wanted to do was take his dad to Super Bowl XLIX. You’ll recall that despite his best efforts to purchase tickets through a secondary market options scheme ticket prices skyrocketed, and brokers selling the options could no longer procure tickets, even if they wanted to. Ticket brokers canceled their agreements with participants, keeping loads of cash, and leaving would-be game attendees empty-handed.
When Barbara Smidt bought a Cyber Monday travel deal on Fresh Trips for a five-star all-inclusive resort in Cancun, she thought she was getting a bargain.
All Efren Bojorquez wanted to do was take his dad to the Super Bowl.