The company was moving its headquarters when its office furniture disappeared, then showed up on the online resale site.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Three Harvester residents and an O'Fallon man are accused of stealing $75,000 in office furniture from a company that was changing headquarters. One Harvester resident was the superintendent for the Maryland Heights building where the furniture was stolen. Maryland Heights Police said they caught the four after the building superintendent listed the furniture on Craigslist. The following people were charged Nov. 15 with felony stealing more than $25,000, a class B felony: Police said that GMAC Insurance was moving its headquarters to Cleveland and was vacating the Maryland Heights building at 13736 Riverport Drive. The company was in the process of moving when the furniture was stolen between March 1 and June 25. Investigators found the …
The St. Louis BBB is warning fans who are traveling to Texas for the World Series about suspicious hotel offers.
On Monday, the St. Louis Better Business Bureau warned Cardinal nation about World Series ticket scams. Tuesday came an alert about hotel ads targetting fans who may be scrambling to find accommodations in the Arlington area. The BBB said the ads are cropping up on Craigslist. The alert A release from the BBB reads in part: Several ads for World Series hotel packages on a classified ad site claimed to offer tickets for a Rams-Cowboys game along with the hotel, a tip-off that the person who placed the ad may not be familiar with the teams in the World Series, the Cardinals and the Texas Rangers. Some ads are full of misspellings, which also can be a characteristic of fraudulent ads. “Sports fans may be anxious to get a hotel room near the …