Avoid these 9 garage sale scams

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Garage sales are an ingenious way to kill two birds with one stone: you’re getting rid of things you don’t need and you’re bringing in some cash. However, you might end up losing more money than you make if you’re not careful.

Yes, even at your home, scammers are out to get your money. It could be as obvious as plain theft or as crafty as switching a price tag. Be sure to watch out for con artists who are trying to take advantage of you.

This helpful Bamboozled column from NJ.com lists 9 garage sale scams to look out for.