Beware of scam shopping websites

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Cumbria Police are advising caution when responding to emails received as a result of transactions on eBay or PayPal.

There have been reports of emails circulating to genuine eBay sellers that are from scammers trying to get items posted that they have not purchased.

Some also falsely state that additional funds have been deposited, above the value of the item and request that the seller transfer the extra money into another account.

If you believe you have been a victim of a scam involving these websites, please visit for more advice on reporting.