It seems that the fake adverts on the Craigslist service in the US, which resulted in an Oregon man having most of his stuff lifted from his house, wasn't a hoax after all - it was a botched cover job for a
According to US newswire reports, Oregon deputies arrested a couple in Medford earlier this week, claiming that the pair stolen a stack of stuff from Robert Salisbury's garage a few days before they placed a fake Craigslist posting.
The theft appears to have been opportunistic, as the couple - Amber and Brandon Herbert - visited Salisbury's house as it was up for rent, stole a couple of horse saddles and other stuff, and then posted the advert to cover their tracks.
How crazy is that?
The big question is - who pays for Salisbury's belongings getting taken? His insurers or Craigslist?
Answers on a dollar bill, please, to the usual address...