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Gasport man charged with scamming on Craigslist

by TSchmitt
Thu, May 24th 2012 11:46 am

 State police have arrested a Gasport man who they say used Craigslist to pose as a private home lender when he wasn't ...

33-year-old Robert Mack Jr. was arrested for grand larceny after a victim reported she was looking for a residential mortgage and provided a $7,500 check to Mack as part of a down payment to secure the loan ... Instead, he was just using the money to help find a lender ...

Mack was arraigned in the Town of Newfane court on a felony charge and is due to reappear in court on June 28. 

The investigation also revealed Mack has had contact with other individuals who responded to his Craigslist advertisement ... If you have are one and believe you have been victimized, contact the State Police at (761) 434-5588.

 

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