A risky market

Several risks exist when buying or selling in the second-hand market. Fraudsters are especially attracted, as in this market they can make easy money quickly, given the average price of a vehicle.

This is the problem that CashSentinel solves. Since 2012, CashSentinel has become the European leader of secure payment and has facilitated numerous transactions worth millions of Euros for its customers, in different countries.

CashSentinel’s model is simple: we work with the largest marketplaces and continually improve our service to keep bringing simplicity, trust and peace of mind to our customers.

CashSentinel

By your side, from A to Z

Registration

GreenLight

Transaction

3 months

Timeline

Registration

Timeline

CashSentinel checks the identity and the credibility of both buyer and seller, thus allowing you to build trust in each other.

GreenLight

Timeline

The GreenLight feature allows buyers to show a proof-of-funds safely. The seller is reassured until the day of sale.

Transaction

Timeline

Buyers and sellers meet up in order to finalize the transaction. If necessary, CashSentinel can organize for the vehicle to be transported back.

3 months

Timeline

The contract is protected during the 3 months that follow the sale. Whether buyer or seller, you are assisted in case any unexpected issue arises compared to the contract.



CashSentinel protects you from the following risks

You are buying

You are selling


Paying cash


Malicious buyers


Traveling with large amounts of cash is dangerous, and often illegal. Loss or theft of your funds is irrecoverable.

The solution :
> CashSentinel's payment service


Payer cash

After publishing the ad of your car online, you are contacted by several potential buyers. Some of them will try to get your personal information (documents, banking details etc.) to achieve frauds.

The solution :
> CashSentinel buyer check


Le faux virement bancaire


Paying a deposit


Fake bank transfer


A well-known technique is to ask you to send a deposit to reserve the vehicle. Once the deposit is payed, both the car and your funds disappear.

The solution :
> CashSentinel’s GreenLight notification


L'acompte

The malicious buyer will show you his/her good faith by showing a bank statement to your name, before leaving with your car. Seemingly legitimate, the transfer is just cancelled shortly afterwards, and you end up with no car and no money.

The solution :
> CashSentinel’s sale confirmation


Le faux virement bancaire


Vehicle wrongly advertised


Counterfeit banknotes


A mileage of less than 25’000 km is advertised while the vehicle already has over 100’000 km. Never in an accident, however your mechanic confirms a week after the sale that it was repaired several times. The risks of exaggeration are numerous, and often difficult to notice at first glance.

The solution :
> CashSentinel’s contract protection


non conforme

Counterfeiting techniques are constantly evolving. It is increasingly difficult to recognize real banknotes from counterfeit ones before it is too late.

The solution :
> CashSentinel’s sale confirmation


Billets falsifiés

You are buying

Paying cash

Traveling with large amounts of cash is dangerous, and often illegal. Loss or theft of your funds is irrecoverable.

The solution :
> CashSentinel's payment service

Payer cash

Paying a deposit

A well-known technique is to ask you to send a deposit to reserve the vehicle. Once the deposit is payed, both the car and your funds disappear.

The solution :
> CashSentinel’s GreenLight notification

L'acompte

Vehicle wrongly advertised

A mileage of less than 25’000 km is advertised while the vehicle already has over 100’000 km. Never in an accident, however your mechanic confirms a week after the sale that it was repaired several times. The risks of exaggeration are numerous, and often difficult to notice at first glance.

The solution :
> CashSentinel’s contract protection

non conforme

You are selling

Malicious buyers

After publishing your car ad online, several potential buyers contact you. Some are just interested by your personal information (documents, banking details etc.) to commit other frauds... in your name.

The solution :
> CashSentinel buyer check

Le faux virement bancaire

Fake bank transfer

The malicious buyer will show you his/her good faith by showing a bank statement to your name, before leaving with your car. Seemingly legitimate, the transfer is just cancelled shortly afterwards, and you end up with no car and no money.

The solution :
> CashSentinel’s sale confirmation

Le faux virement bancaire

Counterfeit banknotes

Counterfeiting techniques are constantly evolving. It is increasingly difficult to recognize real banknotes from counterfeit ones before it is too late.

The solution :
> CashSentinel’s sale confirmation

Billets falsifiés

In any case


Phishing


You receive an email from a seemingly serious company (bank, payment service …) or even from CashSentinel asking you for personal information or giving you payment instructions. The email is not from us, and is most likely a fraud attempt.


The solution :
CashSentinel doesn't send any emails and doesn't solicit its clients.
> Learn more about CashSentinel’s security


non conforme

Phishing

You receive an email from a seemingly serious company (bank, payment service …) or even from CashSentinel asking you for personal information or giving you payment instructions. The email is not from us, and is most likely a fraud attempt.

The solution :
CashSentinel doesn't send any emails and doesn't solicit its clients.
> Learn more about CashSentinel’s security

non conforme




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