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This is what makes ebay a scary place

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Old 01-10-06, 05:33 PM
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This is what makes ebay a scary place

http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZpossley123QQhtZ-1

This guy has a lot of stuff, including high end bikes, listed. only accept checks, 3 day auctions, private id's, "0" feedback, no pictures, in the description body states these are fixed price auctions. Scary.
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Even scarier is if someone were dumb enough to bid.

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- a fool and his money are soon parted!

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- thanks for the pointer to the name and the warning for novice bf members...

- but it will be fun to watch the bidding!

(one reason i love ebay is for its entertainment value)
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Old 01-10-06, 06:08 PM
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the post has been removed by eBay.

any city police will tell you that eBay is the world's biggest fence.
 
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it isn't scary if you do your research. never by highend or dollar stuff from zero feedback sellers and never ever pay by check or wire transfer. i would go as far as saying never pay with money order. its paypal and credit card for me. later.
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I have 300+ eBay transactions and only only one fraudelent seller that got me on a purchase. He advertised something like "Playstation 2" and he was really selling old Playstations with 2 games. I discovered his play on words a few days later and hounded him until he refunded my money. Other than that everything has been great on eBay - it's really not that scary - heck the OP here immediately noticed a problem. Most of the time they are quite obvious and eBay usually finds them and removes them as they did in this case. Don't diss eBay - it's the best selling forum out there for stuff like bikes and parts.
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Old 01-10-06, 10:20 PM
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at it again...
http://stores.ebay.com/COVENANT-MAPS...QQftidZ2QQtZkm

now he's hijacked an account that sells maps
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