Is Safe? — Online Shopping Scam Alert

    Is Safe? — Online Shopping Scam Alert

    Recently, many users have been wondering whether is legitimate – here’s the answer: it’s a SCAM! is the top scam shopping website from the United States this week. We’ve detected it 3,694 times! Below are some tips to help you spot fake online shops.

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    How to Spot a Fake Online Shopping Site

    1.Too-good-to-be-true deals

    A metal kinetic sculpture for only $59.97? That’s over 75% off — suspiciously cheaper than usual.

    2. Low trust scores

    The trust score of the website is extremely low — only 1 out of 100 (Scamadviser).

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    Source: ScamAdviser

    3. Unusual payment methods (wire transfer/cash apps etc.)

    This website only takes PayPal as a payment method.

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    4. Questionable contact details

    Suspicious websites don’t tend to have full contact information, and it is difficult to turn to them for help when there might be disputes or arguments.

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    You can find a contact email and an address on the CONTACT US page for However, when we searched for the company number on Google, we found that several online shopping websites share the same company address and number — that’s a red flag, right?

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    Further Red Flags to Watch Out For

    • Unreasonable requests for detailed personal information.
    • Typos and questionable wording.
    • Lots of irrelevant reviews.

    For more tips on spotting fake online shops, please visit this article.

    How to Protect Yourself

    • Shop only on legitimate online stores.
    • Do your homework and read reviews about the online store you plan to shop with.
    • NEVER click links or attachments from unknown sources. Use Trend Micro Check to combat scams with ease! (It’s 100% FREE.)
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    Trend Micro Check is an all-in-one browser extension for detecting scams, phishing attacks, malware, and dangerous links – and it’s FREE!

    After you’ve pinned Trend Micro Check, it will block dangerous sites automatically! It’s available on Safari, Google Chrome, and Microsoft Edge.

    Check out this page for more information on Trend Micro Check.

    • Don’t forget to add an extra layer of protection to your device with Trend Micro Maximum Security! It includes Web Threat Protection, Ransomware Protection, Anti-phishing, and Anti-spam Protection to help you combat scams and cyberattacks. Click the button below to give it a try:

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