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Paintings scam artist pleads guilty

Paintings scam artist pleads guilty

Sentencing is set in May for a man who tried to scam an art museum out of $5 million by advertising on Craigslist that he had stolen Vermeer and Rembrandt paintings.


LetGo now lists real estate in the U.S.

LetGo now lists real estate in the U.S.

Classifieds app LetGo now includes real estate listings in the U.S. It’s the first time the startup has extended its categories beyond used stuff, and the move positions it as a stronger competitor to Craigslist and Facebook Marketplace. LetGo users can now snap a photo and post homes for sale or rent via the app – these appear in the “Home and Garden” category. Real...

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Facebook adds LinkedIn-like private resumes

Facebook adds LinkedIn-like private resumes

Facebook’s job functionality just took a step closer to LinkedIn. Facebook members can now create “resumes” (Facebook calls them “work histories”), to share privately when members job-hunt. It brings the company closer to LinkedIn's profile/resume functionality, although one analyst wondered whether Facebook has its focus set on LinkedIn, or Craigslist?


Hellomarket partners with used-car data specialist

Hellomarket partners with used-car data specialist

Hellomarket, sometimes referred to as South Korea’s Craigslist, partnered with AutoUp, a specialist in used-car data, to fight pre-transaction fraud by giving comprehensive vehicle information to prospective buyers. Hellomarket has an impressive 70 million listings on the platform. Seoul-based AutoUp was established in 2016 and employs eight people. The partnership empowers individuals to make their used-car buying decisions with detailed information gleaned from AutoUp’s big-data analysis algorithm...

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Stuff app LetGo joins the “unicorn club”

Stuff app LetGo joins the “unicorn club”

General classifieds app LetGo has been valued at $1 billion U.S., making it the newest member of the “unicorn club” as it closes the gap between it and main U.S. rival OfferUp. (Also see CNBC’s take on it.) Two years after its launch, LetGo now claims downloads of its app have more than doubled in the past year, while users have posted over 200 million...

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Cannabis classified company posts jobs to ZipRecruiter

Cannabis classified company posts jobs to ZipRecruiter

Hemp headhunters have a new way to staff up their cannabis-related companies. 420 Job Search announced that its listings will now be distributed via ZipRecruiter. 420 Jobs is a niche job board that has been lighting up the recreational and medical marijuana industry with a focus of jobs in this growing sector.


AutoTrader.co.uk introduces free ads

AutoTrader.co.uk introduces free ads

AutoTrader.co.uk, Britain’s largest auto classifieds site, is offering free ads to sellers of cars priced £1,000 ($1,285 U.S.) or less. This offer applies to its basic two-week ad package, according to Sunday Times Driving (article here). The basic package is a two-week listing with up to 20 photos. Sellers of low-priced cars can still choose one of two paid options: A standard package of up...

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