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EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 370 - August 07, 2002 - ISSN 1539-5065    1 of 3

eBay Top Enforcer Hosts Live Chat to Speak on Fraud

By Ina Steiner
August 07, 2002

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eBay's Vice President of Rules, Trust & Safety will host a live chat on Thursday at 7pm EST. Rob Chestnut, a former federal prosecutor, will field questions concerning Trust & Safety and eBay policies. He will also address what steps eBay is taking to combat online fraud.

Chestnut is responsible for changes to eBay's site rules and policies including areas like non-paying bidders, feedback, fraud detection and prevention. His department also deals with programs like escrow and user verification that promote safer trading and cooperating with law enforcement and regulatory agencies to encourage lawful activity on the site and prosecution of wrongdoers. http://pages.ebay.com/event/robc/index.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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