What is an

Online Purchase Scam?

If you see something being sold for a price that seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Victims of the online purchase scam, tempted by what seems like a good deal for a gadget, transfer money to the “seller” who promises delivery of the item. 


In some cases, sellers may also demand more payments for “duties” or delivery charges– and ultimately, the victim never receives...

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Well-know scammer Aaron Bennet attempted to fool me into sending my items to him

12 Aug 2017

By Anonymous

Contacted me on my gmail saying he was interested in my item.

Ask me to use email to continue deal. From there he asked me to mail the item to Malaysia and said he would...

I lost $100 to a seller on Carousell

Online retailer asked for more money after I purchased item from website

"Well-known" scammer tried to fool me on Shopee

I lost over $500 to a scammer who posed as a buyer on Shopee

Beware of fake buyers on Gumtree

Check your bank account before sending your goods to a buyer

I received an email from "Citibank" telling me to send shipment details over

I was among a few victims who got cheated by seller on Carousell