Win Deal empasises online safety message to counter against fraudsters
While the vast majority of buyers and sellers are honest, there is always a slight risk of a deal going bad. Take note of Win Deal’s simple safety advice and make sure your experience is a positive one. For centuries people have been buying goods from and selling goods to absolute strangers, but the advance of the internet means that people no longer need a physical shop or market to exchange cash for goods.
The way Win Deal works is that users browse for goods and then contact the seller to arrange a time and place to view or buy the item for sale.
WinDeal is Ireland’s most popular online classified advertisement website and leaping ahead of other website to be the market leaders in no time. The company always aims to provide an easy, safe marketplace for people to buy or sell all sorts of things. Features include photos with all ads, low cost advertising with hassle free payment by phone.
WinDeal takes fraud management very seriously and has a fine tuned process, curb potential crime via ads on WinDeal. The company works very closely with An Garda Siochána and takes all instances of potential fraud very seriously.
If you feel at any time that you have been defrauded by a seller on WinDeal or has a reason to believe you have come across a Ad that looks to be stolen goods or believe that someone who is advertising something that may have legal implications, we would strongly encourage you to contact your local Gardai to report the incident or the advertiser.
We strongly advice all our users to take necessary precaution while you engage in selling or buying a product with unkown people. Necessary saftey practises is recommended when you sell or buy a product with strangers. Always keep a proof of purchase, select a place and time which ensures your saftey while meeting the seller or buyer, and protect yourself against counterfeit notes or bouncing cheques.
Whether you’re a buyer or seller there are ways to ensure you’re not taken advantage of by an unscrupulous minority.