Online ad results in home robbery.

Pippa was contacted by listener, Nicole, who after advertising an appliance on Gumtree, had an interested buyer (or so she thought) come by to see the appliance, but instead of purchasing it - they held her up.

After speaking to Nicole, Pippa spoke to the Marketing Manager of Gumtree, Claire Cobbledick, who told us about general online safety, measures that one should take to avoid such situations, and how Gumtree assists in the investigations of such matters.


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