Wednesday 11th December 2013
Be Wiser Insurance
Buying or selling a car via the internet can be easy but be wary of scammers and dodgy deals:
1. Fast Sale Needed – the old adage “if it seems too good to be true...” are good words to live buy especially when dealing with transactions over the internet. If a seller is offering a car at a rock bottom price and looking for a fast sale then be on your guard. Often a dodgy scammer will try to rush through the sale without proper checks being done and you could end up out of pocket.
2. Overseas buyer – who wouldn’t trust a harmless, retired couple who have emigrated. They want to get rid of their car and arrange to meet you at a popular transit point like Liverpool if you would just transfer a small amount as an insurance or deposit. Don’t be fooled the couple don’t exist and that is the last you will see of your money.
3. Overseas buyer 2 – if you are selling your car and an overseas buyer or agent shows up look out. They are probably more interested in getting your bank details and sucking the money out of it than you car.
4. PayPal dispute – you think the transaction is complete, you have the money in your PayPal account and the buyer has taken your car. But then the buyer claims you have not given them the car and PayPal refunds their money leaving you with nothing.

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