Abu Dhabi Judiciary: Methods of fraud when purchasing goods from websites

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The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department identified fraud methods when purchasing goods from websites, and in this context it explained how to prevent fraud when purchasing, and warned against buying goods from unreliable websites.

In this context, the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department outlined how to prevent fraud while purchasing, and warned against purchasing items from unreliable websites. The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department highlighted many kinds of fraud that can occur when purchasing goods from websites.

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fake purchases from websites

Abu Dhabi Judiciary warns of fake purchases from websites

The Judiciary of Abu Dhabi issues a warning on the buying of counterfeit goods online, The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department issued a warning to consumers to be wary of purchasing goods from shady or fraudulent websites that were marketed on social media. The department also created an awareness video with the title "Fake Purchase" that detailed the four different types of electronic fraud that can occur during the purchasing process.

Methods of fraud when buying from websites

When purchasing something online, there are multiple opportunities for fraud, The department added that the many types of electronic fraud that can occur in the context of transactions are as follows: the fraudsters use social media to advertise their bogus websites, present items at extremely low costs, and pay by bank transfer or money card, and after making a number of sales, these stores completely disappear.

Reasons for exposure to fraud when purchasing from fake websites

When making purchases from fraudulent websites, you put yourself at risk for several types of fraud.
, According to the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, the top three reasons why people fall victim to this type of fraud are the following: a lack of awareness among individuals regarding how to check unreliable websites; the incorrect use of Internet sites and access to unsafe sites; and the desire to obtain products at the lowest possible prices, She highlighted that the damages that consumers may incur as a result of interacting with untrustworthy websites include the theft of buyer data, the receipt of a counterfeit goods, or the failure to receive a product at all, as well as the loss of money.

Instructions of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to the public when purchasing from websites

When making purchases through online, the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department has issued instructions to the general public, In addition, the department emphasized that in order to avoid becoming a victim of electronic fraud, one should not place their trust in a website simply because they have seen an advertisement for it on a social media platform; instead, one should look into the rating of websites as well as comments made about them; the safest option is to conduct business and make purchases directly through the provider's website; and one should make sure to read the procedure for handling complaints, refunds, and contact information.

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