Most people using our classifieds have positive stories to tell about their experiences with buyers, sellers, tenants, landlords, job searches, etc. We do, however, receive occasional reports of individuals who do not use our classified listings service in accordance with our stated policies. For this reason, we have provided some marketplace safety tips for our users:
What are things that potentially fraudulent sellers do?
Who should I notify about fraud?
Canadian PhoneBusters hotline: 888-495-8501
Internet Fraud Complaint Center (www.ic3.gov)
We are not responsible or liable for any fraudulent transactions by users of our newspaper classifieds, as indicated in our stated policies. By sharing these tips with you, however, we hope that we can help you avoid many of the traps used by scammers in fraudulent transactions so that your experience with our service will be a positive one. We encourage you to continue to inform us whenever you come across any potential scams so we can make sure the ads are removed.