1. Get the look at their post, date joined, threads, email address.
2. Get all info such as name, address, phone/cell.
3. Do a search in google with some keywords from their name/user/address.
4. Go onto google maps and look up the address. sat image
5. Go onto switchboard.com and look up their phone number.
6. Run their name in crime or offender databases (free)
7. Open communication is a must
8. Paypal is ok, money orders take to long to get the money back if its stolen or lost.
Send money orders USPS pri mail with tracking too.
9. Confirm all info.
10. Ship USPS pri mail 2-3 with tracking/del confirmation and for extra back up and to be
safer do the signature confirmation
11. Dont delete PM at all between you and the seller.
12. Keep all paper work
13. Track package via usps tracking website
If it sounds to good to be true it may not be true