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Beware of who you do business with on Craigslist — and where you decide to meet to finish the transaction. That’s the moral of the story in a bizarre case which took place Friday afternoon in Puyallup. Police tell KIRO 7 that a person listed an iPad for sale on Craigslist, and then agreed to meet with the seller at a dead-end road.

Big mistake. The seller was robbed at gunpoint, with police later tracking down the suspect to a nearby home where other criminal activity was discovered. According to KIRO, three suspects have been arrested in the case.

At least the victim in the Puyallup crime fared better than this poor iPad theft victim in Denver.

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