Staying safe on Auto Trader

Report a specific issue

If you think you have seen a scam or received a suspicious email, you can report this to us at Please provide as much information as possible so our Customer Security Team can investigate.

We examine every suspicious advert and email reported to us.

Protecting your account

If you receive an email that asks you to select a link and enter sensitive information (such as your username or password), be cautious. It is unlikely any reputable organisation would do this.

If you think someone has gained access to your Auto Trader account, change your password immediately and contact our Customer Security Team at

We recommend using different passwords for your Auto Trader account, email account and other online accounts. Never tell anyone your username or password - they're the key to your account.

General safety and security enquiries

If you have any safety and security concerns then contact our Customer Security Team. Call 0330 303 9001 or email