You always hear that online classified websites, like Craigslist.org, are home to scams. After all, it is all over the internet and the occasional scam story will pop-up on the local news. Personally, I had never encountered a scammer before. That was until I went to purchase a used Bahamas Email Lists minivan. From my own personal experience, here are 5 easy ways to tell if the new or used car listing is a scam.
Used Car Scam Sign #1: Email Only
Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of online sellers who prefer to deal with interested buyers via email. It is different to arrange the purchase of a $25 wood desk via email than it is to arrange the purchase o
f a $5,000 used car.
After reviewing close to 100 mini-van listings online, only two so-called sellers did not post a phone number. They insisted on being contacted via email only. Guess what? They were the scammers!