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How to spot a scam

Recently – well, to be exact, today – a Facebook user posted this message on the bidorbuy Wall on Facebook, and we quote exactly: “People, PLEEEASE STAY AWAY FROM BID OR BUY. Nigerian scam. Ive lost money through a scam of the so called Smiths. Stay away from this site.“ An unpleasant experience, especially such […]

Ready or not, here it comes

We announced the new Consumer Protection Act in Consumer is the king, dwelt on some aspects of it in What you see is what you get… or is it and in Grey market and the Consumer Protection Act, gave an overview of it in The Consumer Protection Act and bidorbuy Buyers and Sellers… However, judging […]

Phishing, again

Scammers never run out of ideas. They are always ready to adopt a different approach. That is why bidorbuy users should always be on the alert. During the weekend, several bidorbuy sellers ended up falling victim to a phishing attack after receiving a query on their bidorbuy classifieds listing, followed by this, at the first […]