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Experiencing the favourite singer live, travelling to a musical in London or Hamburg, being at a soccer game with Messi - fulfilling such dreams is often only a mouse click away. There are many ticket shops in the web, but how can you avoid overpricing or fraud?

The internet is full of promising offers. Onlineshops outdo each other with cheap prices and discount campaigns. It can be hard to distinguish which trader is trustworthy and which is not. Our ECC-Net has some tips on how you can avoid traps and fakes.

There is always a lot to be considered when you purchase an animal. Even more so, if you decide to get it from a breeder or animal protection organisation abroad. The ECC has all important information for you.

170 Euro for a flight to Mumbai - sounds good? Deals like that are called error fares. Before you take it, you should know about possible consequences. The ECC has all important information for you.

The risks of shopping online are widely known. However, if I order something from a well established website like Amazon, nothing can happen, right..? Unfortunately, wrong.

The door is closed, nerves are on edge and the locksmith service that the search engine proposes on top of the list promises prompt help. Many Austrian consumers who faced this or a likely situation commissioned shady fitters from the neighbouring country. The European Consumer Centres Germany and Austria together warn against fraudulent locksmith services.

Dubious offers on Internet platforms

Many key services promote their work online or appear in phone books which makes it difficult to distinguish between professional and dubious providers. It is therefore very important to know what to take into consideration when choosing a key service.

Contract traps of shady providers

A new report has shown that consumers increasingly encounter fraud when making cross-border purchases online.

A new brochure of the ECC-Net and VKI.

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The mentioned sellers never advertised this car.

Beware of fraudsters!

Fraudulent offers for tickets on the Internet.