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Craigslist fails to flag most scam rental ads, study finds

Craigslist, the popular online listings service, has waged a long fight against scammers, but a new academic study suggests it’s been losing the battle. The study focussed on listings for housing rentals, and found that Craigslist failed to remove a majority of those that were fraudulent. The researchers analyzed two million ads over a five-month period in 2014 and determined ... Read More »