Avoid scam

Avoid SCAM

Online scammers are becoming more widespread and creative, consumers need to be aware of protecting themselves.

 

Tips to avoid scams and fraud

Deal people in your area- Scammers are often contacting you from another country or somewhere far away. The best way to avoid scams is to deal locally.
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Believe in true- Scammers try often to post fake ads that are significantly underpriced. Avoid deals that are too good.
Don’t wire funds (Western Union, Money Gram etc.)
Don’t share your private info- Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. Don’t give out bank account numbers, passwords, mother’s maiden name, date of birth, place of birth, credit card numbers, social security numbers or any other personal information.

Examples of popular scams

Pet scams (monkeys, puppies, birds, horses etc.)

 

 

How to avoid:

Only deal with people in your area. Scammers will often contact you from another country or somewhere far away. The best way to avoid scammers is to deal locally with people you can meet in person. Beware of expensive or rare pets being offered for adoption or for very cheap.

 

 

It could affect any category.
It could include pictures or other details.
The seller will claim they had to move or give another excuse for why you can’t see the animal in person.
They will ask for shipping money even if the animal was initially listed as free.