I'm sorry to hear this happened to you.
I recently bought a 1999 F-150 off of Craigslist (I spent way more than you did). The guy that sold it to me didn't point out that it had been broken into at one point and both lock cylinders had been punched through. He made sure to open the doors for me when I was looking at it, and now I know why. While it doesn't compare to the severity of your situation, it still hurts (about $300 in parts alone to fix) and it sucks to get deceived and burned. You just have to live and learn...
I hope I don't come across anymore surprises like you have.
Best of luck.
Last edited by MisterFord; 03-27-2014 at 09:40 PM.