by: Rachel Stockman Updated:
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - A Gwinnett County woman says she tried selling her van on Craigslist and ended up with hundreds in counterfeit cash.
Neto put her van on Craigslist, listing it for about $1,000. She was going to use the money from the
"I was crying so much because I am thinking, 'I need the money and what am I going to say to my husband? How did this happen?'" Neto said.
She admitted she made a mistake by telling the potential Craigslist buyers to come to her Lawrenceville home.
When they arrived, they test drove the van and inspected it.
"Something is wrong, but what can I do? I can't do anything – I'm alone, I have a baby" Neto said. "When I got the money, I knew something was strange when I put in the light. I didn't see the mark."
Police collected $970 in counterfeit bills and entered her 1990 model van in their system as stolen.