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EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 22 - February 15, 2001 - ISSN 1539-5065    3 of 4

Busted! Auction Fraud Perpetrators Arrested and Charged

By Ina Steiner
February 16, 2001

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A father and son were arrested and charged with wire fraud for allegedly selling PlaySation 2 game units on online auction sites and not providing buyers with the units, which they did not own. http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1006-200-4827095.html

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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com.

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