here can work well and is free. why not try
Etsy can be good depending on what it is and cheap to list.
facebook be very careful, I have seen more scams on there than any of the forums I deal with combined over a lifetime. better ro be the seller there than the buyer
Post Want to Buy ads here
other stuff you asked, here:
So sorry that happened.
To clarify, 2 scammers have been reported here over the last year. That scammer only made it under 4 days. The one before that was similar. However, scammers yes are actively hitting most forums, so be careful.
We are very careful at moderating the forum's new accounts...