LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Buffalo man is accused of a Craigslist scam, in the Town of Lockport.
State Police arrested 39-year-old Calvin Caudle for fourth-degree grand larceny and first-degree scheme to defraud.
State Police say a Lockport resident had responded to a Craigslist posting for a house for rent in Lockport. Caudle is accused of accepting rent money and a security deposit for the property that he did not own or have the authority to rent out.
Caudle was remanded to Niagara County Jail on no bail. He was found to have an outstanding warrant from Florida for fraud related charges.
Police say the investigation revealed that Caudle had been involved in similar scams involving Craigslist. Police are asking for anyone who has had contact with Caudle, or has been a victim of a scam involving Caudle, to contact Investigator John DiPasquale at 716-434-5588.
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