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    With the exponential increase ine-commerce, more and more people are buying stuff online. As with
    anything else on the web, keeping yourself safe fromcybercrime is an issue that is very relevant in
    the present times. Fraudsters, scammers,and hackers may take an advantage of your lack of
    knowledge about online payment safety, or being unsure about online transactions may cost you to
    lose on a good deal from the comfort of your own home. Here are some things that you must know
    before shopping online.

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    1. Bogus retailers

    Check carefully to see whether the retailer that you are buying from is real or not. Try to see
    if the retailer is well known in the online community or if they deliver your things safely in a
    good condition.


    2. Fake Websites
    Sometimes a very low price on an item is suspicious,especially if you have never heard of the
    site before. Avoid giving your bank details to such websites and becautious of any deals
    which seem too good to be true.
    3. Fake reviews
    Although it is a goodpractice to check the reviews before buying anything, but do not
    believe any reviews blindly. Sellers sometimes pay the reviewers for fake reviews. A healthy
    amount ofskepticism is necessary when checking the reviews online.

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    4. Shipping and return policy
    Always check the shipping policy of the product you are buying and see ifa return is available.
    Fake sellers may send poor quality products which you make not be able to return due to
    their return policies.
    5. Unsafe Transaction Page
    The webpage on which you enter your transaction details may not be free from fraudulent
    eyes. Check for the padlock symbol beside the page name and always check to see if the
    payments interface is fully legitimate.