Always exercise caution when conducting independent sales transactions.
Individuals purchasing or selling goods online or through other classified are encouraged to consider the following to help keep you safe. These locations are made available for those that desire a safe, secure site to arrange an independent sales transaction.
Visit Craigslist for additional safety information and personal safety online. Champaign Police Department 82 E. University Ave. Champaign, IL Emergency: Non-emergency: Front Desk: fax. Police Department.
Internet Purchase Exchange Locations Always exercise caution when conducting independent sales transactions. Do not meet in a secluded place, or invite strangers into your home.
Insist on a secure, public meeting place. Tell a friend or family member details of the transaction, and if possible, have someone accompany you.
Take your cell phone along if you have one. Never give out financial information bankdebit card information, etc.
Only use cash or money orders to complete your transaction. Do not extend payment to anyone you have not met in person and never wire funds. Complete the transaction during daylight hours.
Trust your instincts when discussing the purchase of items and when meeting someone to conduct a sales transaction. If it sounds like a scam, it probably is. Champaign, IL Emergency: Non-emergency: Front Desk: fax police champaignil. ZIP: 61377