Crime Prevention Blotter

Buying Or Selling Online? 10 Things You Need To Know!

November 14, 2018 12:04 PM

Recently, we have had approximately six robberies involving Facebook Marketplace transactions.  Here are 10 things you need to know when meeting someone buying or selling something online:

  1. Always meet in a public place
  2. Tell someone
  3. Never meet at home
  4. Always meet during the day
  5. If it's a high-priced transaction, do it at a bank
  6. Don't pay in cash
  7. Disable caller ID
  8. Don't use personal email
  9. Keep your cell phone close
  10. Don't reveal personal information

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