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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I paid $180 for some USS e-tickets but did not receive them

26 June 2017

By Anonymous

I bought USS E-tickets worth $180 from a seller from Carousell on 17 June 2017 and transferred the fund via fast funds transfer to his POSB Savings Account,when we went...

Be careful of online purchase scam

Seller went missing after I transferred close to $50 to him

I've bought $200 worth of USS tickets from a Carousell seller but never received the tickets

I was asked to pay $99 after filling in my details at this website.

Avoid this person called Tim Anthony!

Don't be fooled by buyer by the name of Tim Anthony

When the seller insisted on money transfer, I knew something was fishy

Online retailer kept asking to transfer money to him