During the holidays, but not only, the "packIs always lurking on the web. How, then, to defend against # online scams and not to fall into the trap? It is easy to buy a mobile phone via the web, and then find yourself with a stolen mobile phone, or discover that the booking made for a holiday is practically bogus, and that there is not even the hotel that was supposed to host you.
Here are some advice not to make mistakes. Even the most experienced, it must be said, run into these scams from time to time. "There prevention it is certainly the best weapon to combat internet scams ”, explains Roberto Di Legami, director of the Postal Police.
First of all, better not to trust the objects that they cost too little; you must then inquire about the object you want to buy, to find out if the photo of the advertisement are original or copied from other sites. Better to choose national sites and browse only those secure (those with an image of a padlock in the site url bar). Payment by cash on delivery is better, upon receipt of the package.
Alternatively, use only methods of payment traced (no to Postepay). Never give your credit card details and documents. If you buy on trading platforms, always choose the exchange by hand. Finally, if you rent a house, ask for an inspection.