The house was deemed unsafe in 2009 by the Department of Buildings.
The victim paid $4,400 in cash to rent an apartment that was already occupied, police said.
A woman walking her dog while pushing a baby stroller had her iPhone stolen.
Rhiannon O'Leary's lost engagement ring was found and returned by good Samaritan Simone Duff.
A 24-year-old man was arrested after he took $400 from the victim inside of The Coffee Shop.
A man used Craigslist to dupe 10 women into giving him big deposits on East Village homes, police said.
Deskcamping is a new Airbnb-type website that helps freelancers find office space and fall in love.
Penny-pinching New Yorkers said they moved their belongings on the subway or in shopping carts.
Mario Lalicata is accused of collecting $17,000 in security and rent deposits from would-be tenants.
Paul Marquez was arrested and charged after he posted an ad to sell his love interest's child online.
Days after the Craigslist caper, the suspects robbed a 17-year-old in Melrose, cops said.
The suspect allegedly pepper-sprayed a man he lured with a Craigslist ad, police said.
Finding a rent-stabilized apartment is easier than most New Yorkers think, experts said.
A Craigslist ad, confirmed as authentic by a spokeswoman for the producers of the "Real World", called for an Occupy Wall Street participant to join next season's "Real World" cast.
A Hudson Heights mother, editor for home repair magazine This Old House and a longtime salvager, releases a book with "22 Ideas for Turning Old House Parts Into New Treasures for Your Home."
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