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Smell a rat with that online sale? Here’s how to ensure you’re not conned

Beware! The demand for second-hand products online is uber-huge, as is the number of thieves

Consumer journalist

Here’s a fun Covid fact — demand is outstripping supply on the free classified site, Gumtree.

And the items most in demand have a lot do to with lockdown, understandably.

So if you have garden equipment, outdoor furniture, gym equipment, laptops, printers, office chairs — anything to do with enhancing the home environment or enabling working from home — now is the time to sell it, says general manager Claire Cobbledick...

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