Cops probe Craigslist loan-shark scam claim after man says his dad killed himself after being duped
An online loan-shark scam that has allegedly claimed the life of a duped victim is being investigated by police.
People desperate for cash claim a man called “Tam” has ripped them off on the classified ads website Craigslist.
In the most tragic example, a man claims his father took his own life after falling victim to the cold-hearted thief.
He posted on Craigslist: “This is for all you scammers who scammed my father. My father died yesterday after attempting to take his life but died yesterday in hospital.”
He added a threat: “To the guy who calls himself TAM, you are a dead man walking!”... read more
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