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Surgical Masks Online Shopping Scams
2021-10-04

Surgical Masks Online Shopping Scams
Defrauding Tricks
Fraudsters offer to sell surgical masks on online social / shopping platforms. Buyers foot the bill but fail to get any ordered items afterwards.
Our Advice
Stay alert and take heed of the followings prior to online transactions:
  • Ascertain the credibility of other parties and verify their identity before conducting any transactions.
  • Take note of the coverage of legal protection and the risks involved in different jurisdictions if transactions are conducted with parties overseas.
  • Buyers and sellers can check the transaction history, credibility ratings and transaction comments of the other parties before proceeding with a transaction.
  • Do not disclose any personal particulars before confirming the identity of other parties.
  • Abort the transaction if there is any doubt about the identity of the parties involved.
  • If in doubt, please call the Anti-scam Helpline 18222 immediately.