[citation][nom]insider3[/nom]And this is why I use e-bay. You pay extra, but at least you won't have to worry about a black eye.[/citation]
If you are dumb enough to do a deal in a parking lot at night when the deal looked sooooo good, you deserve what you got.
I've been buying and selling on craigslist for years. Other than the occasional no-show buyer, I've had great luck. I've furnished my home with some amazing items. My favorite is a flawless antique 18ft sectional custom German wall unit. 750 bucks plus a moving truck! The old guy just wanted it gone. It's gotta be a 10K unit today.
[citation][nom]itadakimasu[/nom]PAYPAL.If somebody doesn't have a paypal account... they're not legit.[/citation]
Paypal isn't secure. I had an account years ago. Someone hacked into it and stole a large sum of money from my bank account. After I disputed the charge through my bank Paypal permanently banned me. This type of incident is more common with Paypal than any other financial institution.
Craig's List is full of scams. You can't trust anyone on there. Craig's List even allows people to sell services that aren't even legal in most parts of the USA. Any smart person knows to stay away from Craig's List.