Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, or other online sites are great for picking up deals on items - especially during the holiday season, but you may feel a little uneasy meeting up with a total stranger.
Have you been watching Survivor: Millenials vs Gen-X on CBS? If so, you would have seen Upstate New York native Jessica Blain-Lewis totally own it this season. However, she was eliminated in the final show by what they called a “blind draw.”
If something seems too good to be true, it unfortunately usually is. On the Utica Craigslist page is a listing for a beautiful home in South Utica for rent at an unbelievable price. That is because it is a clear cut scam. These people use clever tricks to try and steal people's hard earned money and this particular scam is real and still going on. It's important to educate yourself on the warning
Craigslist, and other online transaction sites can make it easy to buy and sell items. But do you ever feel uneasy about the actual face-to-face transaction? One New York State sheriff has found a way to make transactions safer.