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Are you a victim of online shopping fraud?

Are you a victim of online shopping fraud? Public reliance on online websites has exponentially increased. Along with the demand for online products and services, the fraudulent activities of deceiving are simultaneously observed. Here’s what you should do if you have been cheated by an Online shopping website!

Flooding online shopping websites, with alluring offers! As customers, we can't help but dive to get hands on those wonderful products. Have you ever ordered online? Duh-huh! You did. But did it any time occur to you, they have delivered a fraudulent product? The feeling of being cheated by the website makes you feel dejected. There are several ways to get justice and refund the monetary payments, but accusing the delivery guy will not help.

Many people hold the delivery person liable and pester them for delivering a wrong/duplicate/fraudulent product. Of course, there's a possibility of the delivery person committing the fraud, but that happens when the information and bill you receive tamper. In such situations, you do not accept taking the product that hasn't been sealed or doesn't disclose an invoice. However, if you find the product package to be alright, but what's inside maybe something unexpected. Pause! At this moment, do not grab the collar of the delivery person, but grab your phone to complain to the site by sending them pictures of what you received. Wait for them to revert. Meanwhile, you can approach.

  1. A consumer protection forum 

  2. File an FIR 

  3. Share your grievance on social media

  4. Write to the company website 


Online shopping prototype includes the journey of the products through several places. Starting from the Stock Manager, Shipping houses to the couriers, it travels through a lot before reaching the customer ultimately. With greater orders received by E-commerce platforms, the inspection is intimidating, which gives fraudsters a scope for engaging in offenses. Therefore, it becomes important to 


  1. Read reviews 

  2. Know the authenticity of the websites 

  3. Check the URL

  4. The details disclosed by the company

  5. Scrutinize the details collected by the website


Have happy and secure shopping!

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1 comment

2 years, 1 month ago by lynnmumbingmejia

Ooh, this is so interesting! I haven't been a victim but my mom has. Thankfully, the card company resolved the issues quickly. Thanks for sharing xx

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