It’s garage sale season, and in these days that translates to the “online” version of a garage sale too – Craigslist.

There are usually some great local deals to be found on the site, but there are always a few bad apples as well. Here are some behaviors to keep an eye out for, both to protect yourself financially, as well as to ensure your personal safety:

Our techs always love hearing from customers they've helped out. Even if it's their job, it's still nice to hear it was a job well done.

Take this email we received about residential tech agent Jesse M., for example:

As with most places online, Facebook has its fair share of people willing to trick others for their own gain. The end goal of many of these schemes is to either gather sellable information, like emails or passwords, or to get the victim to install malicious software.

Being aware of how these scams work can help stop their spread, so if you spot one, make sure your friends know too!