Below is a few precautions to help you buy, sell, rent and share on LAVCAM in Safety.
Be especially vigilant with regard to sellers and buyers who contact you from far away.
Check-up on the product or service and if possible on those who propose the ad.
Do not provide personal information and do not share your banking information by e-mail or by phone.
Make sure the payment method is safe, if possible prefer cash payment, while reassuring you that they are not counterfeit money .
Prefer meetings to take any contact in public places or near the police agency.
LAVCAM is a site of free classifieds and local, in no way an online Shop.
Tell LAVCAM attempted fraud, e-mails or suspicious ads, and any other similar activity conducted via LAVCAM.
Before you go to an appointment, make sure the seriousness of those who contact you.
Notify your friends and give the information about the person you'll meet (name, address, telephone number).
Business that seem too good to be true, are often.
An offer at a very low price is not necessarily synonymous of fraud, but you must be vigilant.
If you accept payment by check, call the issuing bank to ensure its validity.
Some forms of payment such as PayPal or credit cards, can protect you from certain fraud.
LAVCAM aims is in principle to promote local transactions only. If you buy or sell a ad, the transaction should be carried out
by yourself and at a place determined by the two parties. This way you can minimize the risk of fraud.
If a transaction goes wrong, we also advise you to complain to the Regional Service of Judicial Police in your town,
National Police or the national Gendarmerie.