Counterfeit Product March 16, 2024

Scam Type

Counterfeit Product Scam

Business Name Used

Foreign Online Purchase

Date Reported

March 16, 2024

Postal Code


Total Dollars Lost

$ 80

Scam Description

I plCed an order for a dress and expedited shipping. The item received was in poor quality and not the advertised item on the website.

BBB Notes as provided by the FBI: 

If you are a victim of an online shopping scam, the FBI recommends taking the following actions:
Report the activity to the Internet Crime Complaint Center at or your local FBI field office, which can be located at
Report the activity to the online payment service used for the financial transaction.
Contact your financial institution immediately upon discovering any fraudulent or suspicious activity and direct them to stop or reverse the transactions.
Ask your financial institution to contact the corresponding financial institution where the fraudulent or suspicious transfer was sent.
If you believe you are the victim of an Internet scam or cyber crime, or if you want to report suspicious activity, please visit the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center at


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