Protect Yourself Against Internet Fraud
99% of adverts are posted by honest and trustworthy people. So you can do excellent business with a vast majority of them. Despite this, it is important to follow a few common sense rules to prevent any attempt to scam.
Always Read Seller Reviews & Ratings
Always read reviews & ratings from previous buyers before you buy items. Also check the ratings of each seller to make a decision about their products, delivery time based of what other people have said about them etc.
Always report abuse to us
There is a button on each product page which you can use to notify the admin of any Fraud or Scam. Please notify us if you notice a scam or send an email to [email protected] with the product title and the seller’s name so that we can ban such seller and his IP forever.
Double check company’s background and look through its website (if they have one) before going into any transaction or interview. Do not submit any upfront fees for a job application. Do not go to the remote or unfamiliar places for an interview. Do not disclose any personal information like bank account number or your photo copy ID. Keep copies of all correspondence (emails, ads, letters, etc.) and details of the person.
Use common sense
Avoid anything that appears too good to be true, such as unrealistically low prices and promises of quick money.
Never give out your financial information
Including bank card details or BVN details and any other information that could be misused
REFRAIN IF A DEAL SEEMS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE. THERE IS EVERY CHANCE THAT RIDICULOUSLY CHEAP ITEMS ARE SCAMS.
Recognise Attempted Scam
The majority of scams have one or more of these characteristics: