Corpus Christi secure buying and selling locations

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – It’s the season of giving and many are buying online marketplaces from people they don’t know. This can be dangerous, Corpus Christi police said, and they have set up four locations that are monitored 24/7 by video surveillance and where residents can safely exchange items.

The Exchange Place is designed to address security concerns related to online purchases from sites like eBay, Trash to Treasures, Craigslist, Classified Ads, and more.

The following locations were set up as exchange places:

The parking lots in the libraries have two designated parking lots where citizens can exchange goods.

The officers also gave the following tips on how to exchange items:

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