How to Report Scammers on Facebook Marketplace?

by Khadija Anwar
3 minutes

Hey, Facebook users! Today, we will talk about something really important: How to report scammers on Facebook Marketplace. It’s like learning how to protect yourself while shopping online. So, let’s get started and find out how to stop those tricky scammers from causing trouble on Facebook Marketplace.

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Steps to report scammers on Facebook Marketplace

Reporting a scammer on Facebook Marketplace is essential to maintain a safe and secure buying and selling environment. Here are the steps in simple terms:

Step 1:

Login to your Facebook account and tap the “Hamburger” icon on the top right corner of your mobile screen.


Step 2:

Tap on the “Marketplace” icon on the menu page. 

Step 3:

Browse the Marketplace to find the scammer’s listing you want to report.

Step 4:

Scroll down the listing page and tap on “Seller’s profile.”

Step 5:

On the profile, tap on the “More” icon on the seller profile. A drop-down menu will pop up. Tap on “Report.”

Step 6:

A confirmation page pops up; tap on “Continue.”

Step 7:

Facebook will ask why you’re reporting the profile. Select your reason.

Step 8:

After providing the reason, tap on “Done.”

That’s it! You’ve successfully reported a scammer on Facebook Marketplace. Facebook’s support team will review your report and solve the issue to maintain the community’s safety.

Also Read: How to Report Someone on Facebook?


How do I report a buyer scammer on Facebook Marketplace?

Go to the Facebook marketplace and open the seller’s listing. Once you are on to the seller’s profile, tap report.

What do I do if I get scammed on Facebook Marketplace?

Reach out to the seller to resolve the issue or request a refund. Use the “Report” option on Facebook Marketplace to report the scam, and consider filing a report with your local authorities if necessary.

Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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