The Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (RSLPF) has circulated video advisories in response to a surge in online car sale scams, warning that the fraudsters are becoming more sophisticated.
Armed scammers have beaten up and robbed some would-be buyers
And the police have said that the scams are becoming more prevalent.
As a result, the RSLPF has released two videos to help prevent people from becoming victims.
The first video is entitled: Avoid Car Scams.
A second video provides advice on how to spot red flags.