Reporting phishing and scams

If something feels a little too good to be true, or if it looks a bit ‘off’, chances are it is. Help keep yourself safe online by reading our phishing and scams blog post.

I've received a suspicious email – what should I do?

If you ever receive a suspicious email that looks like it’s from us, our Trust and Safety team want to know about it. Please forward the email to our team directly via abuse@trademe.co.nz.

If you have clicked on any of the links in a suspicious email, please call us urgently on 0800 334 332. Our Trust and Safety team are available on this number from 7:00 am until midnight, seven days a week.

A buyer or potential flatmate is asking me to send them money

As a seller, there’s never a reason to send money to someone in order to complete a trade. This kind of contact may be a scammer trying to trick you into a freight forwarding scam or a flatmate wanted scam.

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If you have concerns about something else

If something else is raising a red flag about a listing, member, or trade, check out how you can report listings or behaviour.

 


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