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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Scammer blocked us on Facebook messenger when we transferred the money

14 Oct 2017

By Anonymous

The scam happened yesterday, 13 Oct 2017 when we tried to order candies, chips and biscuits. The scammer requested for us to transfer  money and he/she will deliver the...

Ensure that you receive the money before sending the item out

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