The risks: getting suckered out of your money, giving up personal info to a scammer, and losing your faith in humanity.
How can you spot a fiverr scam? Many of them feature the same telltale signs:
An abundance of spelling and grammatical errors.
A typo here and there is forgivable, but when a gig is riddled with poor English,
it’s an indication a scammer owns that gig using automated translators—or the person behind the gig just doesn’t care about the gig and its potential buyers.
Either way, you probably want to stay clear.
Generic Gig photos.
Look for real photos instead of the typical product pics or photos found elsewhere on the web. It’s hard to believe the seller
actually has the item in question if he’s using PR photos.
If you see the same gig posted word for word in another account, that’s a huge red flag. You can search through the fiverr site.
Too good to be true.
The biggest telltale sign of a fiverr scammer is if the gig promises a ridiculously good result.
When you’re buying from sellers seemingly desperate to get sales, it’s hard to know what’s a true offer or just bait.
Know what your you want, if you have any doubt, pass on it.
Fiverr offers other common sense rules to avoid scams,
including only meeting in person for local listings, never wiring any money, and never giving out any personal or financial information.
When You’ve Found any gig to purchase: Vet the Seller and Know Your need.
The risks: wasting your time buying a fake gig or something other than what you’re expecting.
Let’s say you found what looks to be a legit gig—the photos are unique and the gig doesn’t look like typical fiverr scams.
Now it’s time to ask some questions and find out more about the seller and the gig.
Ask detailed questions about the gig you want to buy over multiple chats.
Look the seller up.Look criticallty at the sellers rating(cancellation,communication,refund etc)
Avoid Fiverr Scams