Do not give out personal, credit card or online account details (e.g.
social insurance number, bank account number) over the Internet/email.
We advise only buying and selling with people you can meet. Fraudsters
don\'t meet people, that\'s how they get caught!
his includes never mailing a cheque or using payment services like Western Union or Money Gram to pay for items found on NoFlies.
Be suspicious if you are overpaid for products and a number of credit
card numbers are used. The scammer is expecting you to/will transfer
the refund; either paying for the freight before then discovering the
cheque they sent out to you has bounced or before realising the money
order/credit cards details they produced were phoney.
Especially when deal seems too good to be true, price is too low,
rent is below market, etc. Be careful when buying expensive items like
mobile phones, laptops, plasma tvs, airline tickets and even tickets for
NoFlies does not act as an intermediary and does not make
arrangements for any payments or transactions. If you are contacted by
someone who claims to be from NoFlies and you are asked to transfer
money for an item for sale, this will be an illegitimate request and any
emails you receive of this type will also be fraudulent. DO NOT follow
any of the instructions contained within the email or given over the
phone. If you receive any emails promoting these services, please
report it to us.
Were you a victim of an online scam?
Please report to us any attempted fraud or suspicious emails, ads, or other activity by community members.
In case of fraud or illegal activity, we also recommend that you report it to the Police.