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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Scammer threatened to ruin me!

19 Nov 2017

By Anonymous

A person called Mark Davis text me at 7pm on Carousell saying he’s interested in buying my iPhone X and said he needs to transact by 10pm.

He then said he has wire...

Unusual behaviour made me suspect that seller might be a scammer!

I lost over $200 to a Carousell seller

I paid $1,900 but didn't get my goods

Carousell seller did not deliver the phone!

Scammer didn't return my deposit!

Scammer kept asking me to pay more!

Don't let others use your Carousell account

Always check your bank account first before releasing your goods