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Crime/Courts

June 20, 2013

Man faces charges for alleged Craigslist car-selling scam

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When the other two men got back after failing to locate the vehicle, they couldn’t make any further contact with McCauley, the affidavit said.

The first incident was June 1 when a man and a juvenile responded to McCauley’s automobile ad for a 1999 GMC Sierra on Craigslist. The man and juvenile met McCauley at a different apartment complex in Norman, records show.

McCauley told the man that the vehicle for sale was around the corner at his father’s house and he was unable to leave his residence because he was watching children, the affidavit said.

McCauley gave the man a key and said he needed the money before they went to see the vehicle. The juvenile gave McCauley $700, records said.

McCauley gave driving directions to the vehicle, but they never found it.

After the two could not find the car, they returned to the original meeting location and couldn’t locate McCauley around the apartment complex and he wasn’t responding to phone calls or text messages, the affidavit said.

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