How to stop the craigslist ads: How to get rid of craigslist adverts and snooping on your online activity
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AUSTRALIA’S PRIVACY LAW ACT 1988 states: “No person shall intentionally or knowingly make, cause to be made, circulate, post or communicate to the public, or to any person using any electronic communication service, a false, deceptive or misleading statement concerning the goods or services advertised in any publication or on any other electronic medium.”
It also states: “(a) No person shall knowingly make or cause to have made any statement in relation to any advertisement of goods or a service in relation thereto which is false, or misleading in any material respect.”
The law was amended in April 2018 to include internet services, allowing for greater regulation.
But while the new laws do not apply to sites like craigslist, the Australian Federal Police are still looking into how to get around them.
Last week, the AFP released a warning to businesses on how to protect themselves from “scammers”, including using a tool called “Scam Detection”.
It is designed to identify scammers using a website like craigs.com and similar sites to trick users into clicking on links that will redirect them to a website that may be scammed.
However, while scammers may be able to circumvent these rules with fake websites and tools, they cannot use the CRAIS system to get round them.
The CRAIS service is not open to the general public, meaning scammers will not be able legally to access it.
If you are concerned about a scam, it is worth checking with your financial institution, as this could put your account at risk.
In the US, the US Attorney General has opened an investigation into the issue.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is also investigating.
It is unclear what impact these investigations will have.
How do you know if someone is scamming you?
Scammers can use a variety of tactics to trick people into clicking a link to a site they think is legit, such as sending an email or using an email scammer tool.
They may also send you a fake link to an email, which you will then click and open, but the scammer won’t be able, at that point, to download the software or download the ads.
Scammers will often ask you to give them your email address, and if you are not sure who you are dealing with, they may even ask you for money.
Scamming websites have also been known to ask for payment for the use of a site, or offer to pay for your account.
If this is the case, make sure you have a good idea of what the site or website owner is offering to you.
Scams will also often ask for your personal details.
These include name, address, phone number, email address and date of birth.
It can be very difficult to identify the person responsible for a scam.
What to do if you think you have been scammed?
You should always be wary of online scams, and be vigilant about what you are clicking on.
If someone is trying to make you pay a fee for the purchase of goods, you should probably ignore them.
If it is a scam site asking for payment, it may be possible to recover your money without being in breach of the law.
It may also be worth looking into whether the site owner has your consent.
If you have not yet been scorned by someone on craigslist or similar sites, and you are confident that they are not, then you can tell the scammers to stop.
If they continue to try to contact you or ask you questions, or if you find themselves having to give personal details to someone on the site, it can be helpful to stop using the site.
Do you have more information about online scams?
Contact us if you have any more information.
If there is any further information you would like to share about this topic, please contact the Federal Police or your financial institutions directly.
If a scammer is using the CRAAS system to steal your money, you can report it.
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