Norcross Area Men Allegedly Run Online Car Scam

Three in jail, one more being hunted by officials.

Whatever you do, don't buy a car from these guys off Craigslist. 

Four area men have been accused of posting cars for sale online, then taking the money wired to them and never delivering the goods, Channel 2 reports. The men allegedly ran the scam out of a Norcross apartment where they all lived.

A neighbor contacted the news station when they saw police rifling through the place and carrying things away.

Silviu Leoveanu is charged with two counts felony theft by deception and is being held in the Gwinnett County Detention Center without bond, according to the detention center docket.

Silviu Malea is also in jail on two charges of felony theft by deception and is also being held for an immigration agency, according to the records. 

Ionut Budulan was charged with two counts felony forgery in the second degree.  

The Georgia Office of Consumer Protection is said to be investigating the case. 


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