Electronic Shopping in Iraq May Be a Scam, Buyer Beware!
|March 15, 2014||Filled under Uncategorized|
Iraq daily News -
Proliferated in recent websites for commercial markets such as specialized shopping home and another to sell cars, cosmetics, accessories and others, widely acclaimed by the citizens of the diversity of goods and ease of delivery, but that appeared there fake sites which operate to the principle of fraud on the citizens, through the presentation of a world-class goods at the site but in reality they are poor, as well as he has been exploited by some thieves and outlaws.
The Ministry of Commerce has warned of dealing with some of the websites for the shopping or the so-called “electronic commerce” because of the absence of laws and regulations that protect the consumer.
Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce, said: that trade across the websites need to be a law regulating its work in order to protect the consumer, as he emphasized the need for there to be laws expose the phantom sites and sites supporting the actual competition and exploiters accountable for consumer protection.
The head of the Union Jaafar al-Hamdani told / JD /: The Iraqi market is now looking forward to a lot of things new and advanced the equivalent of the world market, noting that e-commerce and display of goods across sites also are new things that have entered the country.
He added that the so-called market-mail has significant side effects and is very impressive on the Iraqi market, so it is necessary that there be laws expose the phantom sites and sites supporting the actual competition and exploiters accountable for consumer protection.
As a member of the Committee on Economy and Investment Attorney Nora Albjara, has said: that electronic shopping, although he is a sophisticated modern phenomenon of the country, but it needs to be laws and regulations to prevent exploitation by some, as well as the need to be fully aware of the citizens.
She Albjara Agency / JD /: that the work of those sites without the presence of censorship and controls will be the citizen to many problems, including fraud and theft, especially since the country is going through in the current period, a critical stage in the absence of laws and political and security problems, stressing that Parliament signed a mistake big Bdorth the current lack of approval for important economic laws that support the economy and organized.
She stressed: that there will be effective oversight and issue regulations and legislation requiring special electronic shopping sites and charge them for negligence.
For its part, demanded that the parliamentary finance committee, the need to enact a law regulating the work of private trade in general and electronic commerce in particular, to facilitate the import and export operations and consumer protection and quality assurance.
Said committee member Rep. Dler Abdelkader told / JD /: that electronic shopping affect the local market business has many negative, including the delivery of the goods to the citizen without accessible and are non-refundable, since some of the material to be expired, as well as not subject to laboratory tests Terms and quality control, in that all goods entering the country through trade and imports are subject to the evaluation of the four companies represent a standardization and quality control out of the country, including Arab, European and need to evaluate the testimony of entry to Iraq.
He continued, despite the fact that shopping for yet considered the issue in a civilized because they operate European and Asian countries and the Middle East and the United States, but he urged to increase education and awareness of higher level, especially with the existence of cases of fraud and theft of money, as well as his call to move toward activating the cards Alncodeh such as Visa Card, MasterCard and others.
This has a number of citizens complained of fraud against them sometimes by electronic shopping sites, including the expiration of the product, which are often non-refundable.
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