The overwhelming majority of Malaysians are trustworthy and well-meaning. Nevertheless, please take the same common sense precautions online as you would offline.
When meeting someone for the first time, please remember to:
- Insist on a public meeting place like a cafe, bank, or shopping center.
- Do not meet in a secluded place, or invite strangers into your home.
- Be especially careful buying/selling high value items.
- Tell a friend or family member where you're going.
- Take your cell phone along if you have one.
- Consider having a friend accompany you.
- Trust your instincts.
- Taking these simple precautions helps make this site safer for everyone.
For more information about personal safety online, check out these resources:
Please review our avoiding scams page as well.