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Craigslist marriage scheme busted

A female Russian national used Craigslist to arrange a sham "green card marriage" with a Disneyland worker whose illegal dowry consisted entirely of a leased 2006 Ford Mustang.

A Russian woman was arrested after leasing a 2006 Mustang for her "husband," a man who responded to her "green card marriage" ad on Craigslist. In the classified ad she promised $15,000 and no sex in return for marriage, but the man settled for a car. They were married by her boyfriend who had become a minister over the Internet.

Read the full story at the Smoking Gun.