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Boat buyer bilked on Craigslist

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By Denyse Clark

A man who answered a Craigslist ad for a boat was scammed out of more than $4,800, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff's Office incident report.

A woman recently told deputies that on Feb. 18, her husband saw an ad on Craigslist selling a paton boat, the report said. 

The woman said her husband emailed the seller several times regarding the boat and was told it was part of an estate and needed to be sold so she and her family could move. 

The seller also said the estate was being handled by another man.


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