We are interested and committed in creating a user friendly environment where it is easy for an user to post and reply ads without any concern. There are many things which you should keep in mind to protect yourself and your privacy online. The following are the few tips and techniques you should follow to avoid scams and fraud on wajop.com.
1) Only deal with people in your area or City.
The best way to avoid scammers is to deal locally, with people you can meet in person.wajop.com focuses on people who live in the same area/city. Do not trade with anyone from another town or city. asking you to ship the item you’re selling.
2) Don’t wire funds (Western Union, Money Gram, etc.).
If you’re asked to wire funds, discontinue talks with such persons and click on report ad button so that we can remove such them.
Beware of fake cashier’s checks and money orders.
Scammers will often send you a fake cashier’s check valued above your asking price. The scammer will then ask you to wire the over-payment back to them. Your bank may even cash this check, but when it’s discovered that the check is fraudulent, you will be held responsible by your bank.
3) Beware of identity theft. Don’t share your private info.
Don not give out bank account numbers, passwords, mother’s maiden name, date of birth, place of birth, credit card numbers, or any other personal information.
5) Talk to people on the phone and use your common sense before providing them information, like your address, and trust your instincts.
6) If someone is coming to check out the items you advertised, make sure you’re not alone when they arrive.
Its always good to show items that are portable but expensive like digital camera in public places instead of your home.
7) Take some one along with you when you meet the people personally.
Meet people in a public place.
8) Use caution when accepting relay calls from the hearing and speech impared.
Relay calls are a legitimate service for people with hearing and speech disabilities. However, scammers often use this service to contact you, pretending to be deaf. Remember to deal locally, with people you can meet in person.
9) Do not deal with shipping and escrow.
Scammers commonly employ fake, online escrow services.
10) Be wary of deals that are too good to be true.
Scammers try often to post fake ads, selling items that are significantly underpriced. If you see any of these fake ads, please report them by clicking “Report this ad” in the ad.
We would like to stress here that Wajop.com is a classified ad platform that help buyers and sellers to (and etc.) find one another. Wajop.com is not involved in any transactions and will not be responsibility for any deal that takes place between buyers and seller its platform.
Posting an Ad
Online advertising gives us an opportunity to reach people as many as possible those who are interested in purchasing the goods that we post in a quick and effective way. But be careful while posting an ad as you may not know the people who respond to your ad.
Never include your personal information in the ad like your address.
Its always better not to post your picture and also donâ€™t post adult material or nude images that oppose our terms and conditions.
If you are defrauded by someone you met in person, contact your local police department.
If you notice any suspicious ad on wajop.com, please click the report ad button or contactContact Us us with such ad details.