Craigslist Fake Escrow Sites Are Phishing For Your Personal Info

Craigslist Fake Escrow Sites Are Phishing For Your Personal Info

If a Craigslist buyer or seller insists on using their recommended escrow site to complete the transaction, beware. They could be trying to steal your information.

Scammers Selling Fake Tickets on Craigslist to Events & More
1 December 2021 |

Scammers Selling Fake Tickets on Craigslist to Events & More

It's all too common to buy a fake ticket on Craigslist. If you absolutely must buy a ticket from a Craigslist seller, be aware of the red flags.

How to Avoid Fake Tickets to Events, Flights, and More

How to Avoid Fake Tickets to Events, Flights, and More

Buying tickets via sites like Craigslist and Facebook may be the cheaper option, but you also risk buying a fake ticket that won't get you anywhere.

How Do You Beat Gift Card Scams? Never Pay Using Gift Cards

How Do You Beat Gift Card Scams? Never Pay Using Gift Cards

Beating this scam is simple—don't pay for anything using gift cards and don't give anyone you don't know or trust your gift card information.

Scams in Other Categories...
Is That Email Really From Facebook? 5 Foolproof Ways to Spot a Scam
7 July 2022 |

Is That Email Really From Facebook? 5 Foolproof Ways to Spot a Scam

If you ever need to check your Facebook account, always log in directly from the app or by typing in the URL. Don't trust every link you receive in your email.

Beware of Fake Cashier's Checks in Craigslist Transactions

Beware of Fake Cashier's Checks in Craigslist Transactions

Beware of buyers on Craigslist who only want to pay for your item with a cashier's check, then overpay you for your items—they're trying to steal money from you.

Fake Escrow: Craigslist Users Beware of This Common Scam

Fake Escrow: Craigslist Users Beware of This Common Scam

Escrow services are supposed to keep your money safe, but in this Craigslist scam, these escrow sites will do more damage than good.

Avoid Paying for a Pet via a Cash App Deposit—It's a Scam!

Avoid Paying for a Pet via a Cash App Deposit—It's a Scam!

Keep your money safe by only paying for your new pet once you have the pet in your possession and avoid using Cash App.

Common eBay Gift Card Scams & How to Protect Yourself
28 April 2022 |

Common eBay Gift Card Scams & How to Protect Yourself

Don't trust anyone who asks for payment via eBay gift cards, even if they claim they are from a legitimate company or government agency.