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Where to complain about scams in car ads?

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If you suspect that an item posted for sale on may be part of a scam, please email the details [email protected]. Be sure to include the URL in your message.

Who should I notify about fraud?

In United States (USA) and Canada:

  • FTC toll free hotline: 877-FTC-HELP (877-382-4357)
  • FTC online complaint form (
  • Canadian PhoneBusters hotline: 888-495-8501
  • Internet Fraud Complaint Center (

In United Kingdom (UK):

In European Union (EU):

  • Report a fraud via European Cybercrime Centre
  • Get some help at the local European Consumer Centre
  • If you have already sent the money and were scammed, then contact the local police department. They'll tell you what steps are necessary to return the money
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