How to avoid scams

The vast majority of all transactions on DoneDeal are genuine and leave both the buyer and the seller happy with the outcome.

But, as always when there is money involved, there are chancers who will try various scams. Unfortunately, from time to time, fraudsters will try to take advantage of DoneDealers.

Banks, major brands and other household names are also the targets of 'phishing' whereby your bank or personal details are requested via texts/SMS, emails or phone calls and look like they are from the company in question.

Golden rule: deal with people locally, who you can meet in person. This simple rule helps you avoid 99% of all the scams.

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