Three men lured through fake craigslist ads in Tucson
Robberies related to craigslist are increasing. Tucson police have warrant against Cordero for armed and aggravated robbery. He advertised phantom motorcycle on Craigslist and robbed three men. He snatched the money at gunpoint. The motorcycle was advertised for $3,500. They decided the place for meeting at restaurant parking lot near Interstate 10 and West Starr Pass Boulevard. Cordero had a gun and snatched all the money and other personal items fro buyers. After five days of this incident he was arrested from Tucson. Previously he also robbed another person by advertising Suzuki GSXR on craigslist. He robbed $500 of the demanded price from the victim. In another incident a man responded to an ad listed by Cordero. He was robbed by Cordero with his companion for $4,000. Investigators get the records from phone numbers used by robber. Te former incident happened in Tucson while later in San Antonio. Record shows the connection between both incidents. The suspect was also involved in fake ad for carpet calendar. He received $1,000 from victim who was Vail resident. Later on he identified the suspect. He is in jail for $175,000 bail. Police also have warrant for another suspect Mayorga who is twenty one years of age.