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About E-commerce Scams
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5 simple steps to combat E-commerce scams
Ensure that all fees are stated upfront. Make sure all necessary fees are agreed upon - there's no such thing as 'extra fees'!
Don't rush into payment. Items that are scarce or high in demand yet low-priced are common objects of scam - think twice before you check them out!
Look through seller’s ratings, reviews and product listing information carefully. Don't rely on just one or the other, reviews and ratings can be faked. Assess every piece of information!
Or use the e-commerce platform's secure payment option!
eep conversation on the platform.
Transacting off-platform may be more convenient, but it opens many areas for exploitation such as opportunities to solicit for personal information and/or OTPs.