- (1) Do not transact without protections in place! Different payment options may limit your payment protection
(2) Use a payment service like PayPal that has purchase protection.
(3) Terms like 'Friends and Family' are a warning that NO payment protection exists.
(4) Avoid transactions with new members with no history and "family or friend of friend" offers.
(5) If you do not understand the payment method you're being asked to use; stop and do not proceed until you do
(6) If you receive a suspicious private message, click the "report" link and let us know!