Current Fraud Warnings
Please be aware that our site is
currently being targeted by
criminals attempting to scam
PISTONHEADS PURCHASE PROTECTION SCAM
We are aware of a large number of emails
being sent apparently from firstname.lastname@example.org
These are fake emails and should be deleted.
If you have responded to any of these emails
then please contact us immediately.
Fake Escrow Scams
Scammers are posting adverts with
extremely low prices and when
emailed they claim that they need
a quick sale and that the vehicle is
not available for viewing.
They have also recently started
using the PistonHeads name and
logos to give their advert more
PistonHeads does not operate an
approved seller scheme or a
purchase protection program. We
also do not offer any payment
system through the site - all deals
must be done directly with the
We strongly recommend against
using Money-Gram, Western Union or any other
form of wire transfer as this is an
extremely unsafe method of sending
money to people you do not know.
For more information
Please see our Fraud Warnings page or the Vehicle Safe Trading Advisory Group - VSTAG.co.uk