Despite Ban, Facebook Users Find Tricks to Sell Guns on Marketplace

Gun sellers are using a simple trick to do business on Facebook Inc.’s Marketplace at a time when more mass shootings in the U.S. have renewed the debate in Washington over access to firearms, despite Facebook’s policy forbidding the private sale of many items, including guns. To dodge the prohibition, sellers simply list gun cases or boxes at inflated prices, which have become code for actual guns.