What if I get scammed on Kijiji?

What if I get scammed on Kijiji?

If you are the victim of fraud, please contact Kijiji and your local police service. You may also want to contact the following other services: Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Is it safe to accept e-transfer on Kijiji?

Electronic transfers are easy to fake, and hard to verify. If you decide to accept payment through one of these methods, don’t give them the item until you’ve been able to confirm with 100% certainty that the funds are in your account.

Can you trust Kijiji?

While most individuals who use Kijiji have successful experiences, from time to time we do receive reports of people attempting to scam or defraud the community. We have found that one of the best ways to stay safe is to ensure that all transactions take place locally and in-person.

Is it safe to accept e-transfer from strangers?

Only send money to people you know and trust, just as you would cash. An Interac e-Transfer transaction cannot be reversed once a recipient has deposited the funds. Always use a strong password that can’t easily be guessed or found – and make sure you share it via a safe channel.

Can you cancel an e-transfer after it’s been accepted?

You can cancel an Interac e-Transfer only after the recipient has received the notification but before the recipient has accepted the funds. Click Transfers and choose Pending Interac e-Transfers. Find the transfer you wish to cancel and click the Cancel button on the right.

What is the best time to post on Kijiji?

Promote your ad closer to the weekend if your customer needs your product or service on the weekend. Alternatively, you can promote your ads on Monday or Tuesday if you are providing exclusively to businesses.

Can people see my email Kijiji?

Your email address and the sender’s email address will remain masked throughout the transaction (showing the domain as @rts.kijiji.ca). The only place where your email will not be masked is in replies to professional listings or ads in the Jobs category.

How do I make sure I don’t get scammed on Kijiji?

He offers these tips to avoid being scammed — as a buyer or seller.

  1. Ask a lot of questions.
  2. Make sure the product is of value, good quality and functional.
  3. Do not send money via e-transfer or through a money exchange service.
  4. Make the exchange in person with cash, if possible.
  5. Meet in a public place where you feel safe.

How do I know if my e-transfer is real?

To verify whether these emails are fraudulent, check the URL listed in the email. If it begins with the acronym “https,” then the information transmitted to the site is secured by encryption, indicating that the message is legitimate.

Can I get transferred money back?

When you tell your bank or building society you’ve made a mistake and sent money to the wrong account, they should take action within two working days under the ‘misdirected payments’ code of best practice. In most instances your bank should be able to recover the money for you, and this will be the end of the issue.