Got a report from the U.S. Attorney on arrests of several individuals for a string of Craigslist robberies in KCMO. Mary tells me that she has heard reports of Craigslist robberies in Springfield.
The scam worked both ways with the victims as sellers or as buyers.
Sometimes the crook grabbed the item and ran, then accomplices appeared brandishing guns and robbed the victim(s). Two victims were shot multiple times.
A few years ago the son of one of my Birmingham, AL, buddies pulled a