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10 hrs ago | New York Post

Scammers accused of stealing $60K from apartment hunters

Two scammers preyed on young people moving to the Big Apple by collecting thousands of dollars in rent money for trendy apartments that weren't theirs to rent, authorities said Tuesday. "Many of the victims were young, first-time New Yorkers who believed they had signed a legitimate lease, only to find out when attempting to move in that their new apartment was already occupied,'' said Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. in a statement after the suspects' indictment.

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Related Topix: Greenwich Village (New York, NY), East Village (New York, NY), Chelsea (New York, NY), New York, Startups

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Times-Herald

2 arrested in fatal shooting over game system

Police say two arrests have been made in the death of a man who was looking to sell his video game system on Craigslist. Sandy Springs police Sgt.

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Related Topix: Startups, Fulton County, GA, Roswell, GA

Gawker

"Help Me Get Rid of Burning Man Girl" Pleads Super Fake Craigslist Ad

Disposing of unwanted house guests is one of humanity's most ancient problems, dating back to the age of Sinbad , but last week a man sought a decidedly modern solution to his couch squatter. Posting to San Francisco's general community board on Tuesday, an anonymous Craigslister wrote an an ad Please take this girl off my hands.

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Related Topix: Startups, Local Search, Pop/Rock, Fake?

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Eater

Curbed Cuts: The Real World: SF Condo Is for Rent; House-Hunting for...

The original apartment featured on The Real World: San Francisco is up for rent . But the price might send you running crying from the room.

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Related Topix: Startups, Cuts, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Thu Sep 11, 2014

KFYI-AM Phoenix

Man Accused of Bestiality

Arpaio says he has written to the owner of Craigslist three times, asking the company to stop allowing the solicitation of bestiality. The President and CEO, Jim Buckmaster, never responded.

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Related Topix: Startups

San Francisco Magazine

It's Official: It's Now as Expensive to Rent in San Francisco as in New York City

Stop us if you've heard this one before: It's getting more and more expensive to rent or buy real estate in San Francisco. So expensive, in fact, that we just tied New York City for most ridiculous rents.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Trulia, Startups

TechNewsWorld

Pols Besieged by Fast, Furious Messages on Internet Slowdown Day

United States lawmakers were getting an estimated 1,000 calls a minute from constituents concerned about Net neutrality by noon Pacific Time on Internet Slowdown Day, an online demonstration held on Wed., Sept. 10. "We've set a new record for FCC comments and beat Janet Jackson's 'wardrobe malfunction,'" said David Moon of Demand Progress .

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Startups, Rage Against the Machine, Pop/Rock, Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

State Press

It came from Bandcamp: the psychedelic waves of Tempe's Strange Lot

Strange Lot, this week's Bandcamp gem, was dug up a little bit closer to home - which is Tempe, for those of you who have stumbled upon The State Press from another realm. The vibes that pour forth from the "Walk of the Sun EP" are a heady mixture of distorted garage pop, psychedelic distortion, beach side sunshine and a subtle dose of darkness.

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Related Topix: Startups, The Flaming Lips, Pop/Rock, Weird

Wed Sep 10, 2014

CBS Local

What Does A Quarter Million In Rent Get You In San Francisco?

It's no secret that San Francisco is home to some of the prices real estate in America, but closer look at what's out there shows that you can now spend more than a quarter of a million a year just renting a home for your family. The most expensive place per-bedroom was a three bedroom unit at the Ritz-Carlton.

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Related Topix: Startups

Wed Sep 03, 2014

MediaPost

Net Neutrality Advocates Organize Symbolic Slowdown To Protest FCC's Fast-Lane Proposal

On Jan. 18, 2012, some of the largest sites on the Web -- including Wikipedia and Reddit -- went dark as part of an effort to call attention to the Stop Online Piracy Act. Google blacked out its logo on that date, and asked users to sign an online petition opposing the bill.

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Related Topix: Reddit, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Activism

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Tire theft suspect arrested in Felton

SANTA CRUZ >> Deputies arrested a 30-year-old Felton man this week on suspicion of stealing tires from an auto shop and trying to fence them on Craigslist.

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Related Topix: Felton, CA, Startups, Santa Cruz County, CA, Live Oak, CA

News 4 Jax

Watching out for unlicensed day cares

VIDEO: The Department of Children and Families is warning people about unlicensed day cares that are running ads on Craigslist.

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