What is an

Online Purchase Scam?

If you see something being sold for a price that seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Victims of the online purchase scam, tempted by what seems like a good deal for a gadget, transfer money to the “seller” who promises delivery of the item. 


In some cases, sellers may also demand more payments for “duties” or delivery charges– and ultimately, the victim never receives...

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I knew something was wrong, when seller asked me to transfer more money

8 June 2018

By Anonymous

The transaction took place on 4 June 2018, the person failed to deliver the product and I was tasked to send another SGD300 for the Customs and Insurance Fee but I...

Online seller kept asking me to pay before confirming my order

When I refused to send over to potential buyer, he got aggressive

Carousell seller blocked me after I found out that his ticket was fake

I lost over $30 to an online buyer named Aaron Bennet

Company charged me without my authorisation

Scammer claimed to be working at a legitimate store turned out to be a scammer

Scammer threatened me after I told him that I knew that he's a scammer

Seller on Carousell cheated me of over $1,000