OfferUp is an online platform that is an easy way to buy and sell items from other users in your local area. OfferUp's goal is to build an enjoyable buying and selling experience that eliminates the stress of possible scams or offensive behavior from its users. If you see another user who is violating the OfferUp posting rules, you may report the person to OfferUp for review. In this guide, you will learn how to report a user on OfferUp and make the buying experience more enjoyable for everyone.
If you see a user who is violating the posting rules, with things such as illegal behavior, fraudulent payment, or harassing behavior, you may report the user. Your report will be kept anonymous by OfferUp, so your reported user may not see who reported them.
If a user sells a prohibited item on OfferUp that breaks OfferUp's posting rules, you may report the item. Some prohibited items are alcohol, food items, gift cards, adult content, or replica/counterfeit items.
To report the item, tap the item to open and view the details of the listing. Once the details have been opened, tap the ' Report' button.
In more serious situations, law enforcement may be required to step-in to investigate illegal activity on the OfferUp platform. If you have experienced a user committing a crime, OfferUp strongly recommends you contact your local authorities. Keep all relevant details of the user's profile, such as messages exchanged and the item that is posted for sale.
Fraudulent money or checks are also a serious offense that needs to be reported to your local police department to investigate.
After thousands of OfferUp customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Report a User on Offerup? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting OfferUp if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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