Scammers pretending to be PEPCO employees threatening to shut off power

Scammers pretending to be PEPCO employees threatening to shut off power

Got an email from a resident about a PEPCO scam going around. Worth noting, so no one falls for this idiocy. (Call 911 if something like this happens to you…)

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Too good to be true: Careful when you buy from Craigslist

Too good to be true: Careful when you buy from Craigslist

MPD reached out to me this week with a story of a deal that sounds too good to be true, and a deal gone bad. And they're asking you to be more careful.

Earlier this week, there was a robbery on the 700 block of Quincy St NW that started with a Craigslist ad for an iPad 2 for only $150. Sounds great, right? They agreed to meet on Quincy Street so the buyer could pay for the iPad. Instead, this happened:

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