Watchdog Nation goes on TV to warn about crooked repairman

You know what would suck? You’re a crooked appliance repairman who advertises on Craigslist. Then some guy goes on TV, shows your face and warns everyone about you. That’s what happens here. The story of Dallas Morning News Watchdog Dave Lieber and convicted thief Michael Stoneham. Read the full story here in The Dallas Morning […]

Watchdog Tip of the Day: Scammers love Craigslist

Scammers love to sell their fake stuff on Craigslist. If you’re shopping or hiring off Craigslist especially, keep your fraud antenna on high. Is it a scam? Listen to the voice in your head. That’s the advice from Dallas Morning News Watchdog desk administrator Marina Trahan Martinez. – – – – – – – – […]

Craigslist is free, but you may get what you pay for

Surprise! Craigslist, a free advertising service, is the Tower of Babel of the ad world. Anyone can advertise— but along with the good comes the bad, in terms of service issues and con artists. Be on your toes!

How to stay out of trouble

Simple advice that sets you up for the rest of your life. If you can remember these easy principles, you will stay out of trouble. They are…