Make transactions from online sales in safe and secure locations

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A warning if you are buying or selling items online after a Facebook sale ends with a robbery in Lee County.

Deputies say the victim messaged someone through Facebook Messenger to buy an X-BOX from them.

But when they two met up for the exchange on Thursday, the suspect took the $100 and drove away without giving the victim the console.

if you are going to buy or sell to somebody online there are secure locations you can make the transaction at.

Fort Myers Police Department

  • 2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901 

Charlotte County

  • 11051 Willimington Blvd, Englewood 
  • 992 Tamiami Trail Suite A, Port Charlotte 
  • 3280 Tamiami Trail Suite 505 (Promenades Mall), Port Charlotte 
  • Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office 7474 Utilities Road, Punta Gorda

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