Protect yourself against Internet fraud!

The vast majority of ads are posted by legit & honest people. Thus you're highly assured of legit deals on our online platform. Despite this, it is important to follow a few common sense rules so as to prevent any attempt to be scammed.

Our advice;

  • Only do business with people you can meet, trace or thru' referral.
  • Never send money by Western Union, MoneyGram or other anonymous payment systems.
  • Never send money or products abroad.
  • Do not accept payments by cheque.
  • Ask about the merchant you're dealing with other merchants confirming source name, address and telephone number.
  • Keep copies of all correspondence (emails, ads, letters, etc.) and details of the merchant.
  • If a deal seems too good to be true, there is a very high chance that this is a fraud. Refrain.

Recognize attempted scam

  • The majority of scams have one or more of these characteristics:
  • The merchant is abroad or traveling abroad.
  • The merchant refuses to meet you in person or has no existing shop/store.
  • Payment is made through Western Union, Money Gram or cheque.
  • The messages are in broken language (English or Swahili or ...).
  • The texts seem to be copied and pasted.
  • The deal seems to be too good to be true.