Buy and Sell Exchange Zone
Looking to buy something online? Concerned about becoming a victim of theft or fraud? Consider using our Buy and Sell Exchange Zone to finalize your online transaction. Located at the Mountain Station, the parking spaces are designed to bring additional peace of mind when buying, selling or trading property purchased online.
It’s simple. The clearly-signed Buy and Sell Exchange Zone is located in the visitor’s parking lot at:
Hamilton Police Mountain Station
400 Rymal Rd E
Tips to protect yourself during a buy and sell exchange
- Complete your transaction during daytime hours only.
- Use the buddy system when possible. Bring a family or friend with you, or at the very least, let someone know who you will be meeting, the time, and the location of the exchange.
- To reduce the potential of falling victim to fraud, never complete a buy and sell transaction by mail.
- When meeting in person, always inspect goods you wish to purchase before giving money to the seller.
- Limit the amount of personal information you provide.
- Stop. Pause. Think. If something seems too good to be true, it likely is.
Please be advised that police officers will not mediate private transactions, documentation or witness the transaction.
The area is monitored by video.
To report a criminal matter that occurs during a transaction, please call Hamilton Police or attend a station.
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