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Marysville Police Offer Parking Lot For Online Sales

Craigslist Facebook sales
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Sites like Craigslist and Facebook attract buyers, sellers, and occasionally scammers.

Buying used items online can be risky. Craigslist and local Facebook groups bring together strangers and have been fertile ground for scammers. So police in Marysville are offering their parking lot as a safe, public place for people to exchange cars, couches, and cash.

WOSU's Steve Brown spoke with the Marysville Chief of Police, and the administrator of a local buy-and-sell group on Facebook. Click the play button below to hear more.