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Jan 23

Beware of Print and Online Classifieds Scams

Posted to This blog is part of the City's Let's Talk Public Safety Program on January 23, 2019 at 7:11 PM by Michlynn St. John

Classifieds, both online and in print, are great for selling or buying everything from clothes and electronics to vehicles and collectibles. Posts are easy to create or browse through, and they often beat the alternative – investing long hours holding or going to garage or estate sales, which may or may not yield the results we want. Unfortunately, where there are opportunities to get deals or make a profit, there is also a potential for scams to occur regardless of whether you are the one selling or buying.

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