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Detective: It's a Craigslist Con

  Investigators say Leonard Giso is an ex-con who has conned apartment hunters on Craigslist. Pima County Sheriffs Detectives say Giso put ads on the website for luxury apartments for rent, but that he has nothing to do with the apartments; he doesn't own or manage them. Full story

Infected Photos Steal From Car Shoppers

If an online seller sends you photos of an item, run them through a malware scanner first — at least according to the FBI. A new warning issued by the bureau suggests that many buyers have fallen victim to malware scams that involve what seem to be innocuous photo attachments. Full story

Oddest eBay, Craigslist items: Lint, air guitar, more

   The TODAY anchors reveal some of the strangest items that can be found for sale on eBay and Craigslist, from positive pregnancy tests and belly button lint to a spot in heaven and a human soul.

'Wild, Wild Web', Part 2

   Chris Hansen check up on a distributor of the 'pleasure pill'. 

'Wild, Wild Web', Part 1

   Chris Hansen has lunch with a young woman who posted a fake picture online, saying she's looking for a man in his 70's.

'Wild, Wild Web', Part 3

   Chris Hansen meets a woman who listed her own baby for adoption online -- but she's not what she seems. 

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  'Wild, Wild Web', Part 5

Chris Hansen confronts a man who calls himself the "problem eliminator".

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Defense attorney Lawrence J. Whitney accompanies convicted Craigslist murderer Richard Beasley after the jury recommended the death penalty in the courtroom of Summit County in Akron

Defense attorney Lawrence J. Whitney accompanies convicted Craigslist murderer Richard Beasley after the jury recommended the death penalty in the courtroom of Summit County in Akron, Ohio, March 20, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal/POOL

Family members of victim Timothy Kern listen as the jury recommends death for convicted Craigslist murderer Richard Beasley in the courtroom of Summit County in Akron
Jack Kern hugs his daughter Barbara as his wife Ellen looks on after the jury recommends the death penalty for convicted Craigslist murderer Richard Beasley in Akron
Jack Kern hugs his daughter Barbara as his wife Ellen looks on after the jury recommends the death penalty for convicted Craigslist murderer Richard Beasley in Akron

Jack Kern hugs his daughter Barbara, as his wife, Ellen , looks on after the jury recommends the death penalty for convicted Craigslist murderer Richard Beasley in the courtroom of Summit County in Akron, Ohio, March 20, 2013. Their family member Timothy Kern was a victim of Beasley. The jury took