Most PayMeWithAChicken.com users are truthful and good faith traders. But there are all kinds of people in the world, and the anonymity afforded by the internet attracts many unprincipled and unethical people. Therefore, just as you would off-line, take precautions when dealing with strangers. As former president Ronald Reagan said: "Trust but verify."
If you decide to have a face-to-face meeting with a trader, do it in a public place, let someone know where and when you are going to meet and take a friend along.
We want our traders to feel safe. The steps below can help you avoid being victimized by unscrupulous people and one-line predators:
If you feel victimized, report your problem to the Federal Trade Commission.