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City creates safe haven for online traders


Last updated 7/6/2017 at Noon

The city council has voted to provide space on the Mill Creek Municipal Campus as a secure place for buyers and sellers who use eBay, Craig’s List, Offer-Up or any of the other person-to-person Internet commerce sites.

Based on a recommendation from Police Chief Greg Elwin, the council designated one space in front of city hall and another near the front door to city hall north. Both spaces will be well-lit and monitored by video camera. The program is based on similar programs in Lakewood and Oak Harbor that cut down on instances of both fraud and violence

Elwin explained to the counci...

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