Tips to Avoid Scams or fraud

Taking these simple precautions helps make Btopix safer for everyone.

  • Deal locally, face-to-face and following these rules will help avoid most of scam attempts.
  • Do not provide any payment to anyone you have not met in person.
  • Beware of offers involving shipping the items - deal with locals you can meet in person.
  • Never transfer funds (Net Banking, bkash, Nagad etc) - anyone who asks you to is a scammer.
  • Don't accept cashier/certified checks or money orders.
  • Transactions are between users only, no third party provides a "guarantee".
  • Never give out financial info (Bank account, National ID, paypal account, etc).

When meeting someone for the first time, please remember to follow below advise:

  • It is srongly advised meeting in public place like a cafe, bank, or shopping center.
  • Do not meet in a private place, or invite strangers into your home.
  • Be especially careful buying/selling high value items.
  • Tell a friend or family member where and whom you're going to meet.
  • Take your cell phone along if you have one.
  • Consider having a friend accompany you.

Who should I notify about fraud or scams?

  • If you are victim of a scam or have been cheated, contact your local police department.
  • If you are victim and feel Btopix post is connected to scam, please send us details immediately.

Thank you for your cooperation and helping keep Btopix safe and useful for everyone.