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 was among a few victims who got cheated by seller on Carousell

19 Jul 2017

By Anonymous

I saw a post on Carousell on 18 Jul, selling a 1tb PS4 and hence msg seller. Nego to $280 i/o $300 and trf $30 to his account ro secure the deal. Went over to the...

I lost $30 to Timothy Anthony

I lost $190 to Online Purchase Scam

A "Tim Anthony" has been using variations of his name to scam people. Beware.

Beware of the PayPal Email Scam

I paid $180 for some USS e-tickets but did not receive them

Be careful of online purchase scam

Seller went missing after I transferred close to $50 to him

I've bought $200 worth of USS tickets from a Carousell seller but never received the tickets