November 9, 2020
Not only are the clients losing money putting down deposits on cars that don’t exist, they’re also required to provide scanned copies of identity documents to complete the purchase.
These documents, which can include driver licence, passports and utility bills, are often used to open an account on various cryptocurrency trading platforms in the client’s name.
Here’s an easy guide to spot a fake car advertisement from the real deal:
You can always do a reverse image check on the photos listed with advertisements to determine whether they’ve been used elsewhere.
Remember, do your research first and ask to speak to the seller in person.
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