Rogue Valley resident identifies 'dial 90' Craigslist scam

(Courtesy: Katie Whitman)

Katie Whitman posted an ad for college textbooks on early Friday morning around 1:45; she almost immediately got a response.

The response came at 2:00 a.m. from a non-local number. Whitman says everything just felt a little off about the situation because of the quick response, the hour of the response and the number not being local.

"Within 15 minutes, the first message appeared and between 2:01 a.m. and 2:17 a.m. they called 11 times," Whitman said.

Whitman has experienced scams before through Craigslist and blocked the number calling her. Even after doing so, she received three more calls with voicemails.

The voicemail is an automated voice saying, 'Sorry I didn't hear that. Dial 90 to connect with me,' according to Whitman.

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