OzFreeOnline Holds its Promise of Being Australia's Spam-Free Online Classifieds

October 01, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Hawthorn, Australia, OzFreeOnline is advising its loyal members and the general public to beware of spoof-emails and scams that have been plaguing most classified companies. Recently, there has been an increase in fraudulent activities, most of which are due to online classifieds companies going lenient and soft on spammers. This may be freedom of expression, but disgruntled consumers are protesting.

And they have a good reason to. Even just a few hundred dollars worth of one-time deception for every average online shopper adds up to billions of stolen money each year. And each year, hackers are getting more devious and sophisticated. Something the Australian-based OzFreeOnline is prepared to stop.

OzFree is optimised by a select group of search engine specialists, web developers, and designers, who make sure the site is always spam-free. Even so, OzFreeOnline advises its members to always err on the side of caution, since online shopping, admittedly, always poses risks. While OzFreeOnline disavows any responsibility from transactions that occur between members, it is dedicated in its mission against spam to protect members.

Also, in face of recent fee hikes in other online classifieds, OzFree remains free since Day One. Membership is free and posting ads and pictures for cars, real estates, etc, is free. All OzFreeOnline asks is for everyone to be vigilant in the battle against Internet scam and spam. Ideally, buyers should personally meet up with sellers to inspect the goods. Or they can entrust their payment to an escrow company (such as www.escrow.com) who will turn it over to the seller once the buyer has received the goods in good condition.

There's no such thing as too much caution, especially in online shopping. As such, OzFreeOnline is calling out to its members to report any abuse they see on the site.

Jonnalyn Ajeda
3/118 Church St
Hawthorn, VIC 3122
Phone: 1300 365 505
E-mail: info@ozfreeonline.com