How To Protect Yourself From Scams & Scammers
Below you will find a few hints and tips for protecting yourself against online scams and scammers.
DOensure your computer has upto date anti virus software and scan your computer regularly. AVG do a free version of their virus software which can be downloaded here.
DONTever click on a link in an email to logon to your bank account, Paypal account or ebay account. Always go direct to the website to logon
DONTrespond to spam emails. This only confirms your email address is valid.
DONTsend money to anyone you dont know or have never met.
DONTopen attachments in emails unless you know the sender. These can contain viruses.
DOuse phishing addons for your browser to protect yourself.
DONTgive your email address out too quickly to people you meet on any dating site. The Caffmos Community has scam prevention facilities built into the messaging system so its safer to use that than email initially.
DOreport anyone you suspect of scamming and we will look into it.