Woman posts ad on CraigsList for Job... Met with a new gig and a FAKE check

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A woman in need of work posted an ad on Nashville.CraigsList.org in hopes of finding a viable job. She was soon met with correspondence via a text message from a man who wanted to hire her as an assistant at his company.

The text was followed about a day later with a check for $2,550. The check was supposedly for office supplies. The 19-year old victim deposited the check, withdrawing $200. The next day she got a call from her bank telling her the check was a fake.

Reports indicate the check came from “Author House, Care Of Content Distributors.”


The case has been reported to Murfreesboro Police. At this point, no arrest’s have been made.



MPD Incident Report #14-12275


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