This is a phishing scam to get personal
information, according to information posted on the real Craigslist web site.
Phishing is an attempt on the part of scammers to trick you into going
to their website by telling you that you are either going to lose your
privileges or there has been fraudulent use of your account.
for more information.
Official Warning on Craigslist Web
The link in the unsolicited email appears to be correct but it
contains imbedded Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) code that directs computer users to
different site on the Internet.
Some important clues
can be also be detected in the sample email that we received indicating
that this indeed was a spoof.
Several words were misspelled and it is doubtful that a professional
organization such as Craigslist would abbreviate their name with "CL" in an
email addressed to their account holders.
This serves as an
important reminder to computer users to read such emails carefully
before acting on them.