A Lodi man was robbed and beaten in Oakland on Sunday afternoon, the latest victim in an ongoing vehicle sale scam on Craigslist, according to the Oakland Police Department. The name of the Lodi victim, whose wounds were not life-threatening, was not released.
Department spokeswoman Officer Holly Joshi said at least half a dozen people have been roped into this scam so far, which has turned more violent lately. The first victims were only robbed at gunpoint, Joshi said, but recent victims have been robbed and assaulted.
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