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Phishing

Phishing is a type of scam that attempts to steal personal information such as accounts, passwords, and financial information.

You may receive messages that appear to be from craigslist or craigslist users asking you to:

These are "phishing attacks" by scammers wanting to trick you into providing your personal information.

If you have interacted with someone trying to gain access to your personal information, make sure to change your password immediately.

Please flag any postings and emails involved and see our reporting scams page for further resources. 


 

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