Craigslist hoax nearly wipes out Oregon man’s possessions

Posted by Humphrey Cheung

Jacksonville (OR) – A Jacksonville Oregon man is slowly recovering his possessions after people ransacked his home in response to a pair of Craigslist ads.  The ads said the homeowner was preparing to move and that everything was for the taking.

Robert Salisbury returned home to find nearly 30 people rummaging through his stuff.  He also saw cars filled to the brim with his possessions driving away.  Some of the stuff has been slowly showing back up at the house after police offered amnesty to anyone who returns Salisbury’s possessions.

Read more … KGW.