Recent robberies in Oakland have police warning people about using craigslist.
Several victims responded to advertisements on the popular San Francisco-based website before they were robbed.
They showed up at a meeting place with cash, ready to make an exchange. But instead, they were robbed at gun point. Some of the victims were even assaulted.
The robberies are happening in East and North Oakland.
In an alert sent out Monday, the Oakland Police Department gave a few tips to residents using craigslist:
There is a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest. Contact Officer Eric Milina in the Robbery Unit at 510-238-3426.