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 realised that the online seller is a scammer after googling

19 Feb 2018

By Anonymous

Saw an ad on craigslist selling brand new MacBook 2017 model for 1.7k, decided to contact the seller out of curiosity but already had a gut feeling that it was too good...

I lost $240 to a scammer who promised me cheap USS tickets

Seller challenged me to make a police report when I requested for a refund

Scammer on Carousell

After I transferred the money, seller went MIA

Seller on Carousell went MIA after I transferred the money

I paid $280 for tickets but seller went MIA!

Seller on Craglist asked for more money

Scammer blocked me after I transferred the money