GREELEY, Colo. (CBS4)– Investigators offer a warning for people looking for work on Craigslist after a man who placed an ad was arrested.
Authorities say a suspected thief lured a man unknowingly into his crime spree after placing an ad on the website.READ MORE: Denver Cops File For Injunction To Stop Mandatory Vaccines
The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said Nicholas Leihy placed an ad offering cash for whoever helped him transport scrap metal and turn it in for cash.READ MORE: Large Fire Erupts At Westminster Apartment Building; Federal Blvd. Partially Closed
Investigators say Leihy was stealing the metal from a business in Greeley. He is facing charges of theft and burglary.MORE NEWS: Wongel Estifanos Died Due To 'Multiple Operator Errors' On Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Ride
The man who answered the ad was not charged. He told investigators he thought they had permission to remove the metal and was just trying to make extra money.