Browsing: Gumtree

Online transacting on classifieds sites for South Africans could become safer with the local launch of a dedicated escrow service. The service, dubbed Shepherd, is supported by Standard Bank and is designed to facilitate safer online trades as it eliminates the

Online advertisements promising to rehabilitate indebted consumers’ credit records for a fee are often scams, credit bureau TransUnion said on Monday. These advertisements could be found on online classified websites such as Gumtree and OLX, fraud specialist Gayle Mower

President Jacob Zuma was put up for sale in a tongue-in-cheek advert on classifieds website Gumtree, The Star reported on Monday. The advert was posted by “Average Joe” on Thursday but disappeared soon afterwards, the publication reported. It featured Zuma’s picture, with the price set as “negotiable”

I have often warned people about free classified websites like Gumtree because they are a breeding ground for scams and fraudsters out to deprive you of your money and your possessions. I’ve never been successfully scammed on