How SafeTrade Works
The old rule --- “Make your deals in public” --- isn’t good enough any more. People have been mugged, robbed, shot, even killed trading stuff for cash in a Walmart parking lot.
There’s a better option. It’s called SafeTrade. Here’s how it works:
And there’s no charge for the service.
See also Where to Trade and How to Trade for important tips on staying safe when buying and selling on Craigslist and other online marketplaces where you meet in person to trade.
By the way, the idea for SafeTrade originally came from a Milwaukee, Wis., police officer, Lisa Saffold. She first suggested it in 2012 in interviews after a series of robberies connected with transactions initiated on Craigslist.