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Online exchanges now welcome in Philly police station lobbies

Mar 7, 2017 - Philadelphia Inquirer

Strangers buying and selling goods online can now conduct their transactions safely in the lobbies of police district stations across Philadelphia.

The program, announced Friday, is intended to deter crimes that can occur when people use sites such as Craigslist to meet for an exchange and one is robbed or otherwise victimized.

"There are more and more people buying things off the internet. We're just providing a safe and secure environment for these individuals to make their transac

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