I-PHONE SCAM ON NEW YORK CRAIGSLIST

July 12, 2008

A Brooklyn gang used a scam on craigslist.com to shake down New Yorkers with the lure of discounted iPhones, police said yesterday.

When the victims arrived, the thugs robbed them at gunpoint, cops said.

“It was all a ruse to get the buyers with money in [the criminals’] comfort zone so they could rob them,” said Lt. Garfield Brown of the Brooklyn Central Robbery Unit.

In one particularly nasty holdup on April 10, the gun-toting robbers allegedly demanded cash from a 69-year-old man who showed up at with two children in the car…….. READ FULL STORY http://www.nypost.com/seven/06132008/news/regionalnews/irobbed_115332.htm

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