We’ve all heard stories about people being scammed in the Carousell world.
Things like items not being given to buyers after payment has been made are common:
We even consolidated a list of Carousell scams to warn you guys about the potential dangers in 2018.
But now, it seems like the Carousell world has evolved because buyers are now being accused of being scammers.
Lady Who Wants To Buy Movie Tickets Accused Of Hatching A Scam
*Warning: Sanity is advised*
Ms Pereira contacted the seller called, ‘nespressosales’ on Carousell to purchase some Shaw cinema’s movie vouchers.
Initially, things started off fine but suddenly, it took a weird turn.
First, she was being deemed as, ‘talking like a scammer’.
Next, Ms Pereira was told that she was ‘spamming excessively’.
After hurling some accusations, the seller decided to take things up another notch by threatening ‘to call the police for assistance’.
The conversation went on for a few minutes.
It ended with the seller wishing Ms Pereira ‘luck in cheating at the casino too’.
All these while Ms Pereira was as cool as a cucumber.
The post received a fair share of comments after Ms Pereira shared it on her Facebook page.
Most were confused in general about how a simple request to purchase movie vouchers can blow out of proportion.
Klook’s Response To The Incident
The best thing that came out of this weird encounter?
Someone who understands the plight and offers a pair of, in this case, movie tickets.
Klook responded to Ms Pereira after coming across the post.
Praising her for ‘taking the experience like a champ’, Klook then gave Ms Pereira a complimentary pair of tickets.
Buy From Trusted Sellers
The world is still a safe place in general. We just need to be warier.
There’s a curated list of trusted sellers on Carousell where you can buy items from.
Other things to look out for are secure transactions, which Carousell Protection can do the job for you.
With all these safeguards in place, they can help keep weird encounters at bay.
Check out Ms Pereira’s Facebook post to read her full conversation with the seller.