Recently, scammers have contacted sellers requesting a payment be made in relation to a price hike. This email is fake, and was not sent by carsales or any of it's affiliated sites.
carsales will never contact customers requesting payments be made via a bank transfer. Payments should only ever be made when you are logged into your account on the carsales website.
Please contact us on 13 72 53 if you would like to speak to us or report any suspicious behaviour to email@example.com
If you think you have seen a scam or have been scammed by a buyer or seller, you can contact the Australian Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission:
- by phone on 1300 302 502; or
- by an online report by following the links on www.scamwatch.gov.au
- you can also report online fraud to Australian Government via the website http://www.acorn.gov.au/
- we also recommend that you sign up for the Stay Smart Online email alerts https://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/alert_service/subscribe