Using the ‘Advanced’ search functions of sites like http://www.ebay.com and http://www.craigslist.org, you can do some basic checking to try and get out in front of this. The screen shot below is from the ‘Advanced’ search function at http://www.ebay.com and allows you to search for specific products near you. In this way, you can potentially uncover this type of fraud.
Do the search, you might be surprised what you find!
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