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Study: Local Newspapers Have Lost Billions Due To Craigslist

A new study has found that local newspapers have lost billions of dollars in advertisement revenue to Craigslist, a website providing classified-advertising services.


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Va. Man Pleads Guilty to Posting Fake Sex Ads on Craigslist

A former Library of Congress employee accused of posting fake sex ads on Craigslist has pleaded guilty to stalking and identification fraud.


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Man Arrested After Police Roofing Shingles Sting

Anne Arundel County police have arrested a man they say tried to make money with roofing shingles he fraudulently obtained and selling them on


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Md. Teen Arrested for Craigslist Robberies

A Maryland teenager is accused of using a Craigslist ad for an iPhone 5 to facilitate the armed robberies of several people, police say.


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Study: Gun Background Checks’ Biggest Loophole Online, Not Gun Shows

An analysis of online gun sales in 10 states over the past two months finds that 15,000 guns – one-third of which were semi-automatic – were being sold without background checks at any given time.


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Library of Congress Worker Indicted in Sex Ad Case

A Library of Congress film preservationist accused of posting fake sex ads on Craigslist has been indicted.


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Va. Man Arrested for Posting Fake Sex Ads Targeting Ex-Girlfriend

A Library of Congress film preservationist is facing federal charges for allegedly posting fake sex ads on Craigslist targeting an ex-girlfriend.


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Herndon Craigslist Robber Nabbed

A Craigslist exchange went wrong in December, after a man who planned to sell his Macbook laptop was robbed at gunpoint, instead.


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Obama Inauguration Tickets Peddled Online

Tickets to President Barack Obama’s inauguration are supposed to be free, but they’re being peddled on eBay and Craigslist for up to $2,000 apiece.


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Feds Shut Down Global File-Sharing Site For Violating Piracy Laws

One of the world’s largest file-sharing sites was shut down Thursday, and its founder and several company executives were charged with violating piracy laws, federal prosecutors said.