Always Make Sure you:
Identify who you’re dealing with.
Only deal with sellers who display a physical address (not a P.O. Box) and working phone number. With Skype and Vonage – and many other web-based products, it’s hard to identify where a call originates. Search for the company online, and check their reviews. If the reviews are primarily negative, you’ll have to decide if the offer is worth risking your investment.
Realize that wiring money is the same as sending cash.
One of the oldest cons on the books is getting people to wire money. This is especially dangerous if the money goes overseas, because there is no method for reversing the transaction or follows the money. You’re safest route is to simply not …