Oswego Police establish internet purchase exchange location at police station

The Oswego Police Department, 3355 Woolley Road, has established an area in the parking lot for the public to conduct internet purchase exchanges. The area is video recorded.

Oswego Police encourage the public to take advantage of the purchase exchange location as a way to keep safe when buying and selling online; don’t meet strangers at private residences or in areas that you are unfamiliar with.

Also, online purchasers should never buy anything sight-unseen, and sellers should steer clear of checks or money orders, which can be faked. Both buyers and sellers should avoid divulging too much personal information, especially bank account numbers or credit card numbers.