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Look out for scammers on online second-hand platforms

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Never pay via a link sent to you by a buyer or seller. These links take you to a fake website where fraudsters ask for your bank details.

How can you pay more safely?

  • Ask for the seller's account number and pay via your own bank (office, website or app). 
  • Pay in cash when handing over the goods

Have you been scammed?

  • If you have entered your credit card or debit card details, notify Card Stop on 078 170 170 (+32 78 170 170 from abroad).
  • Contact your bank immediately, to block your last payment and possibly also your account.
  • If you notice that money has been stolen from your bank account, be sure to file a complaint with the police.
  • Alert the platform on which you made your purchase and report that the buyer/seller is unreliable.
  • Forward the suspicious message you clicked on to suspicious@safeonweb.be
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