On Friday, July 9th, 2021, Hanover Police received information about a Marketplace fraud which had just occurred. In this fraud the seller posted an ad claiming to have a dog for sale in Brockton. The victim provided the seller with a deposit but never heard anything back. The victim is now unable to reach the seller. Hanover Police are reminding everyone to remain vigilant anytime you are providing monies for services or property not yet received. This is a financially risky move. Please follow online safety measures anytime you’re dealing over the internet with unknown people.