WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – In times of social-distancing, sales of new and used RVs have soared and scammers know it.
The ads are enticing, displaying new or used RVS, ready for camping and available at surprisingly good rates. So, you take the bait, but soon find that the shiny new deal isn’t legitimate.
“When you are looking for an item and you have more demand than supply, it’s easier to let your emotions take hold,” said Dennis Groene with the Better Business Bureau.
Groene said especially when it comes to Craigslist scams, the communication is usually all over text or email without a phone conversation.
“And that’s when they lean into their story. They normally have an emotional story to pull on your heart strings,” she said.
It’s easy to get caught up trying to score a good deal or looking at a new item. The Better Business Bureau advises making sure you’re asking questions.
“As to why maybe the price is lower…