A man from Evanston, Illinois found a PS3 for sale on Craigslist for $250. So he arranged to buy it. The meeting was scheduled to take place in a parking lot. Oh dear.

When he got there, he was greeted by two men emerging from a car. They met him, took his money, then...drove off. No violence, no threats, not even a "how do you do".

Local police are currently investigating, no doubt splitting their time between pursuing the criminals and shaking their heads at the sucker in question.

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No no no no no. You buy consoles in a store. Not outside. Not in parking lots. In stores.

Man paying for craigslist PlayStation 3 loses $250 in Best Buy parking lot [Daily Northwestern]