What to do if you get scammed by a website?
If youve been scammed, consider reporting the fraud to the police to see if they can take any action, as well as to your state consumer protection office. You can also report scams to the FTC. File a report online with the FTC, or by phone at (877) 382-4357.
Can you get scammed through a website?
Criminals sometimes pose as buyers on auction sites, sending spoof emails as proof of payment transfer to the genuine seller. Scammers use fraudulent (phishing) emails to pose as well-known payment or auction sites to steal your financial details and/or money.