A man who lives in Miami recently posted a Craigslist ad containing 15 cars for $25,000, and he somehow managed to sell the whole collection to a Los Angeles-based buyer, according to Hooniverse. The sale list included vehicles by Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, Lotus, Alfa Romeo and BMW, spanning 14 model years.

Apparently, the ad spurred enough hype for the seller, identified as Bruce, to write a mini-autobiography documenting his former jobs as a stockbroker and a car dealer, the expensive cars he used to own, a mob connection and more. Somehow all of it leads to why he had a collection of 19+year-old cars that he ended up selling for $1,666 each.

If you have a spare ten minutes or so, head over to Hooniverse to read Bruce's story.


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      svntsvn
      • 1 Year Ago
      He got lucky that he sold most of them in one felt swoop. Was a good,deal for the buyer and seller
      Technoir
      • 1 Year Ago
      His empires were obviously built on credit. It was a great time when business was booming, and he lost it the second interest rates went up or the market tumbled.
      Scooter
      • 1 Year Ago
      Also, the buyer will probably do what's becoming popular on Craigslist. Buy lemons/junk cars on CL then immediately resale for a few hundred dollars more. Some poor single mom or young person gets duped into a used car sale on a lemon with no legal recourse.
        CJ_313
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Scooter
        A car is only worth what it's worth. Anyone can buy/sell a lemon, but that doesn't mean every person who flips cars is doing that.
      ze_german
      • 1 Year Ago
      Reading that story leads me to believe that, if true, "Bruce" must be mentally unstable and/or have some serious substance abuse problems. I don't understand how you could oscillate between such extreme uber wealth and virtual homelessness on numerous occasions like the story describes.
      Courtney
      • 1 Year Ago
      Richard Rawlings would have bought them all, AND paid 20 K !
      • 1 Year Ago
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      Termin8
      • 1 Year Ago
      If his story is even semi-true, there's a whole lot of missing details. Would bet a decent amount of the missing details would put him in jail.
      fabri99
      • 1 Year Ago
      How many of them do not actually work?
      Mike
      • 1 Year Ago
      Hmm. According to this website, the weather on the stated date of Wednesday Jan 14, 1987 was only 48 degrees, not 70. Facts mixed up or bogus story? Maybe the website is wrong? http://www.wunderground.com/history/airport/KCMH/... And no mention of a 70 degree day all month (which would have been all-time record high for January. http://allcolumbusdata.com/?page_id=1291 Top 10 Warmest January Highs 1. 1/25/1950: 74 2. 1/21/1906: 72 3. 1/22/1906: 71 4. 1/14/1932, 1/26/1950, 1/22/1999: 70 5. 1/13/2005: 69 6. 1/20/1906, 1/27/1916, 1/6/1946, 1/23/1967, 1/18/1996, 1/7/2008, 1/8/2008: 68 7. 1/13/1890, 1/19/1907, 1/18/1929, 1/22/1933, 1/1/1952, 1/25/1967, 1/13/1995, 1/4/1997, 1/29/2013: 67 8. 1/22/1887, 1/11/1890, 1/12/1898, 1/24/1909, 1/28/1914, 1/8/1937, 1/4/1950, 1/24/1950, 1/14/1995, 1/31/2002, 1/12/2013: 66 9. 1/12/1880, 1/26/1916, 1/24/1967, 1/29/1975, 1/1/1985, 1/5/1997, 1/5/1998, 1/23/1999, 1/27/1999, 1/29/2002, 1/13/2013, 1/30/2013: 65 10. 1/11/1880, 1/3/1897, 1/30/1916, 1/15/1932, 1/29/1947, 1/181949, 1/19/1949, 1/3/1950, 1/13/1950, 1/13/1960, 1/22/1967, 1/2/2000, 1/12/2005: 64
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