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Tips for safe online sales
• Insist on public meeting places.
• Do not invite strangers to your home.
• Take great care for personal safety when selling high value items.
• Tell a friend or family where you’re going to meet someone to complete such a transaction.
• Always have your cellular phone.
• Take a friend with you and trust your instincts.
Tips for avoiding Scams and Fraud
• Deal locally so you can meet in person.
• Never wire or transfer funds.
• Know that fake checks and money orders are common.
• Craigslist provides “No Buyer Protection”.
• Never give out Financial Info.
• Avoid deals involving shipping or escrow fees.