BEAT ONLINE SCAMMERS

BY BECOMING SMARTER

At NL Classifieds.com we take great measures to keep our users as safe as possible from scams. Any attempts made against our users will be recorded and publically posted online for all of our users to see and become informed about to better protect themselves.

Some users have reported receiving a phishing scam text and/or email message impersonating NL Classifieds and requesting personal information such as usernames, passwords and driver's licence information.

Suspended Account/Licence Scam Notice

Some users have reported receiving a phishing scam text and/or email message impersonating NL Classifieds and requesting personal information such as usernames, passwords and driver's licence information.



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ROLE REVERSAL SCAMMER

The latest attempt to avoid our safety measures and work around our efforts to protect users, the scammers are contacting users via text messages and phone calls. The scammers say that they are interested in their items (usually pets) then stating that NL Classifieds has emailed them stating that you (the user) are a scammer.



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Buyer Beware / E-Transfer Scam


With the increased popularity of e-transfers, there has been an increase in reports of scammers asking for a deposit or payment in advance. NL Classifieds strongly advises against sending money without viewing or securing the item for sale.

If a seller is trying to get you to send them money to hold an item this should be a red flag.

I can trust them because they are local!!! Not TRUE!!! Many of the scammers lately appear to be local; right here is Newfoundland and Labrador.

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