Safety Tips

There is no definite way to identify a fraudulent seller or buyer. We urge you to practice good judgment and keep the following tips in mind:

Tips for Buyers:

Do’s

o Always do a thorough research of the product you intent to buy

o Ask as many questions as you have about the product

o Insist on inspecting the product on your own before buying

o Meet the seller at a public place before buying the product

o Cash is the best form of payment in a transaction through classifieds

 

Dont's

o Don`t disclose your personal information to the seller in your initial conversation

o Don`t be afraid to cancel the deal if you find something fishy

o Don`t buy the product unless you have seen it physically

o Avoid meeting the seller in a secluded area

o Avoid sharing your credit card or bank account details

Tips for Sellers

Do’s

o Always provide correct and detailed information

o Answer the buyer`s queries to generate his or her interest in your offer

o Be sure about the buyer`s identity and purpose before closing deal

o Meet the buyer in person in a public place before closing the deal

 

Dont's

o Avoid committing something which is not present in the product/service

o Don`t disclose personal information unless you are sure about buyer`s intention

o Don`t be afraid to ask the buyer about his purpose of buying the product

o Avoid meeting the buyer in a secluded area