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Georgia a man wearing a hidden camera is robbed at gunpoint trying to buy an iPad off Craig's list Missouri a couple roughed up in this neighborhood trying to sell a computer.
And Xbox to someone they met online Arizona.
A crook uses this parking lot to try and steal cash from a man who thought he was buying a laptop and they're taking place in the computer skyrocketed over the last several years it's no longer just about protecting your identity.
Now people using Craig's list and other online classified sites to arrange face to face meetings.
To sell their goods are becoming prime targets we're seeing lots of people who are unguarded -- going to people's houses.
Or inviting people into -- around they need to be a little bit more careful.
While hawking that old caller or so put through a classified ad is certainly not -- Police say there's just something about doing it on the Internet.
That has people letting down their guard when really it should be the opposite now it seems that people.
Quick to give -- very personal information without even thinking about what time you get off work what your best day to day you're gonna be home when you're going to be home.
Things if you really shouldn't be giving out.
And if you think it's just a big city problem.
These so called crimes by appointment are actually happening more in smaller towns where cops don't often have enough resources.
And believe it's probably more prevalent where the criminals don't believe that there's the police can do anything about tracing them on line but if you are one of the millions who -- -- the net for this stuff.
Experts say common sense always prevails when -- get to someplace take a picture somebody's coming to the door take a picture.
Go with someone else never go along -- security experts also suggest a meeting at a police station to sell high ticket items like electronics.
They're small they're expensive and among the most popular.
With -- In Los Angeles Casey Stegall Fox News.
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