Buyers and sellers should use caution when purchasing or exchanging items advertised online. Patricia Vasylchukk gives examples of how crimes have occured under the cover of buying and selling. Ways to stay safe when buying items from “buy and sell” sites?
“The RCMP in British Columbia are the latest to encourage the public to use the area in front of their local police detachment to meet with buyers or sellers when exchanging items advertised online. Numerous other RCMP detachments and police services across Canada are saying the video surveillance and presence of police in these safe zones will discourage any crooked deals or ill intentions.”
You will find at the link below or under “Resources on Client, Patient & Resident Safety” on the central health authority website.