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Look out for scammers on online second-hand platforms

Look out for scammers on online second-hand platforms

Look out for scammers on online second-hand platforms. Are you faced with one of the following situations? Then be vigilant and do not proceed with the transaction.

  • You are asked to continue the sale outside of the website.
  • You are asked to pay via a parcel or transport company.
  • You are asked to perform a bank verification.
  • The buyer offers you a higher amount than what you asked for.
  • You are asked to pay a deposit to confirm the sale via Western Union or Moneygram.

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Learn to identify phishing here.

I've passed on my bank details, what now?
  • Notify your bank immediately. They can stop any suspicious transactions.
  • Complain to the police if you are a victim.