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Man Looking To Buy Car Off Craigslist Shot And Killed
CBS BALTIMORE ^ | 2 NOVEMBER 2013 | WJZ.COM

Posted on 11/02/2013 7:22:49 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist

HARMANS, Md. (WJZ) — It started with an online advertisement and a man looking to buy a car. But the purchase took a tragic turn.

Linh Bui reports — Anne Arundel County Police now investigate a homicide.

Police continue searching for the shooter who they say used Craigslist to find his victim.

Halloween night, a Craigslist deal turned deadly. Just before 8 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police responded to a shooting in the 7400 block of Railroad Avenue in Harmans. Police found 44-year-old Rene Leiva-Archila of Baltimore badly wounded.

“He was taken to the hospital and pronounced deceased, suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body,” said Lt. T.J. Smith, Anne Arundel County Police.

According to police, this was not a random shooting. They say the victim saw an ad on Craigslist for a vehicle and came to a parking lot to meet the seller.

(Excerpt) Read more at baltimore.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: craigslist

1 posted on 11/02/2013 7:22:49 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Need to do the Craigslist deals IN the popo garage.


2 posted on 11/02/2013 7:24:06 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Well if the killer was black then thank God the victim wasn’t armed and used a firearm to defend himself otherwise that would have been racist and Obama would have been upset.


3 posted on 11/02/2013 7:25:18 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Craigslist + car = dead. This seems to happen a lot.


4 posted on 11/02/2013 7:25:40 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (All your health decisions should be between a provider bean counter and the IRS - Obama)
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To: Paladin2

I’m no detective but it should be fairly easy to get his IP address and track him down.


5 posted on 11/02/2013 7:26:43 PM PDT by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Last time I was involved in a Craig’s List deal, I was backup. And armed. And not the only backup.

Went smoothly.

PS In Texas. Everyone was armed. Very polite transaction.


6 posted on 11/02/2013 7:28:09 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

You have to like Craig Newmark for at least one thing.
He’s done more to demolish newspapers (almost all of which are liberal) than anybody else.


7 posted on 11/02/2013 7:28:32 PM PDT by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

The media, especially print media, hates Craigslist, they want you to have to pay them, the media, to advertise and they will bash C/L forever.


8 posted on 11/02/2013 7:29:45 PM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: piytar

When I sell or buy something on Craigslist, (like getting rid of old stuff) I just meet them at a very public place like a convenience store.

That way both of us are comfortable with the transaction. Always has gone smooth.


9 posted on 11/02/2013 7:30:58 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Venturer

McDonalds ISP accessed without ever going inside?


10 posted on 11/02/2013 7:32:33 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: A CA Guy

There is this new think called wi-fi, you don’t need a wired hook-up.

I was at Lowe’s when the phone beeped and announced I now had free guest wifi.


11 posted on 11/02/2013 7:35:08 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: A CA Guy

But doesn’t every computer have a signature?


12 posted on 11/02/2013 7:40:26 PM PDT by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: Venturer

The signature can be changed daily if you know something about computers.
Even if there was a signature, they would just only use the computer in public places, never from a home if they worried about that.


13 posted on 11/02/2013 7:48:22 PM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
similar thread (iirc) 7 years ago, like this
many on FR recommended only in Daylight in a very
crowded Parking lot next to DMV office...
never ever carry $$$$ / only money/cert. check...

14 posted on 11/02/2013 8:02:43 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: piytar

my kid learned a very tough lesson on Craig’s list.

He wanted to sell a rifle

the buyer wanted to try it out and asked my kid to load it

my kid loaded it and the bastard took it from him, pointed it at him and told him to get the hell out of there

my kid is lucky to be alive

I knew nothing until weeks later


15 posted on 11/02/2013 8:08:58 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Its the same as answering classified newspaper adds.
Actually, it happened about as often (relative to the population) when I was a kid.


16 posted on 11/02/2013 8:10:41 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: nascarnation

I’ve bought about a half-dozen items, mostly furniture, off of Craigslist and had no issues. The site is amazing.


17 posted on 11/02/2013 8:18:41 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: yldstrk
Police: Man murdered after suspects respond to Craigslist ad
Two Teen Gang Members Arrested in "Craigslist Murder" of SoCal Father

Ø'zero's sons are busy...
18 posted on 11/02/2013 8:18:55 PM PDT by 45semi (A police state is always preceded by a nanny state...)
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To: yldstrk

Wow. Just wow. Hard life lesson, but fortunately not as hard as it could have been.


19 posted on 11/02/2013 8:23:53 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: All

I’ve done lot’s of craigslist transactions without any drama.

The last one I did made me a bit nervous as the seller and item were in Fresno and I’m in the SF Bay Area and he didn’t have a PayPal account.

I talked to him on the phone and he was willing to take a check which eased my suspicions. I also googled his name and his address and he lived in a decent neighborhood.

I took a chance and sent him a Money Order.

$50.00 and one week later, I had a near-mint, Cold Steel Vaquero Grande in VG-1 show up in my mail box.

Cold Steel only made the Vaquero Grande in VG-1 steel in 2007 and 2008.

If he put it up on eBay, he could have got $150.00 for it, if not more.

I’m not going to turn it for a profit, but I will someday when it will be worth even more.


20 posted on 11/02/2013 8:31:09 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (FUBO & your Tranny wife, the DNC, the MSM, Hollywood, Unions, Academia & LIV's.)
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To: GeronL

If you think just because you’re on Home Depots wifi that you suddenly don’t have a IP then you’re very wrong.


21 posted on 11/02/2013 8:35:42 PM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: Venturer

well.. Kind of..

The WIFI card has a MAC address, basically a unique SN. But the card can be removed and disposed up.


22 posted on 11/02/2013 8:40:04 PM PDT by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Mmmm. I’ve been looking for a truck on Craig’s List. Thanks for the post.


23 posted on 11/02/2013 9:55:42 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: VerySadAmerican

My husband bought a truck off of Craig’s List this past summer. The transaction went very well. We met the lady in a Walmart parking lot. She brought her Dad and I was with my husband. Turns out we knew her ex-husband. lol Small world around here.


24 posted on 11/02/2013 10:34:13 PM PDT by ASouthernGrl (BHO sucks - literally or metaphorically, you decide.)
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To: All

Also bought a nice BMW convertible on craigslist a few years ago.

I’ve bought a few cars on CL over the years.

Some iPhone thieves have tried to use CL lately to scam people, but I’ve always had good experiences. Mostly buying and I had a former co-worker that use to spend all day browsing the “Free Stuff” section and has scored some good items, but it’s first come, first serve.

I’ve even found a job on CL


25 posted on 11/02/2013 10:39:26 PM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield (FUBO & your Tranny wife, the DNC, the MSM, Hollywood, Unions, Academia & LIV's.)
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To: Venturer
I’m no detective but it should be fairly easy to get his IP address and track him down.

Another sweet thing about libraries and other places (coffee shops) that provide connected computers for customers - anonymity. Can be used for both good and bad.

26 posted on 11/03/2013 4:20:04 AM PST by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: F15Eagle

“When I sell or buy something on Craigslist, (like getting rid of old stuff) I just meet them at a very public place like a convenience store.”

When substantial cash is involved, my wife and I run backup. I park ahead of time in the parking lot. She parks near. She carries. I watch ready to intervene. Never had a problem.

She politely tells them on the phone that she carries a gun and she wants to let them know in advance so they don’t get upset. We have had a guy never show up—probably because the pickin’s seemed easier elsewhere.


27 posted on 11/03/2013 4:21:24 AM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: cableguymn

The MAC can easily be changed or spoofed as well.


28 posted on 11/03/2013 5:29:47 AM PST by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Agree, I’ve bought and sold a dozen cars and many auto parts on there. There are some screaming deals, infrequent but worth the effort to seek out if you have the time to spend.


29 posted on 11/03/2013 7:19:38 AM PST by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist; Revolting cat!

Never had this problem with newspaper classified ads. Or if it did happen, the papers chose not to write about it.


30 posted on 11/03/2013 11:34:42 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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