Many people safely buy cars off of the popular Hemmings website, but there is no way for the owners to prevent scam artists from engaging with others on the website. Determining and evading the slim chance of getting scammed requires the correct knowledge and a certain degree of awareness.
Many of the scams that may make Hemmings an unsafe place to buy a car are characterized by a few common warning signs. Buyers should be ware if the price of a vehicle seems too good to be true, if a seller tries to force a purchase upon them, or if a seller requests banking information, says Hemmings. Buyers should also avoid dealing with sellers located outside of their country.