e-Commerce Scam Prevention
There are many benefits to shopping online. But we also need to be aware that there’s a range of online shopping scams. The most common scams either claim to sell products that they don’t have, or sell poor quality products at top quality prices. The scammers may even steal a real company’s marketing images, making it difficult to tell them apart.
To avoid e-commerce scams, follow our tips below. Always use a trusted online retailer, or research a seller before you buy. This includes checking their reviews to see what previous customers have said about them. And if you encounter a scam, don't ignore it - report it. Find out how to report scams that you see on Facebook and Instagram below.