EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 352 - July 08, 2002     1 of 3

eBay Accounting Glitch Leaves Users Paying Double

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Some eBay members who use Direct Pay to pay their eBay accounts have reported double charges on their bank accounts in this month's billing cycle, according to eBay. The company says it will work with its banking service provider first thing today (Monday) to correct the affected accounts. eBay said it would send an email to those members affected by the glitch.

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