Online Purchase September 16, 2023

Scam Type

Online Purchase Scam

Business Name Used

Foreign Purchase

Date Reported

September 16, 2023

Postal Code


Total Dollars Lost

$ 100

Scam Description

Ordered some items from a website on August 1,2023 and havent gotten them yet and the date is September 16,2023. They sent me some crappy email about high demand when i emailed them about my order. Ive ordered from dhgate and aliexpress and got quicker shipping and delivery. Asked them for a refund and they refusing to do that.

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 www.IC3.gov or your local FBI field office, which can be located at www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices.
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 www.IC3.gov.


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