Craigslist for One-Stop Shopping, and Also Organ Transplants

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Things you might find if you were to go to Craigslist right now: an ad for a runaway cat; unrelenting softcore porn in the politics section; several flea-bitten mattresses whose owners may or may not be dead. You might even find a few résumés of people pitching their "value-added risk management solutions to sophisiticated money managers" (but just the sophisticated ones).

Also on Craigslist: someone in need of a kidney transplant.

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'Craigslist Killer' Found Dead in Jail

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The tabloid-favorite Boston University medical student, accused of murdering a woman he found through Craigslist, was found dead in his cell on Sunday, NBC News is reporting. Last April, Philip Markoff, 24, pleaded not guilty to shooting Julissa Brisman, who he allegedly met online, and robbing a woman in Las Vegas. He was scheduled for trial in July, though it was postponed until early 2011. Markoff hit a nerve with the news due to his scholarly success and ideal-looking life, including his engagement to a fellow medical student. Also, "Craigslist Killer" just sounds terrifying.

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