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Wed Dec 3 2008 23:25:30

Preying on Suspended eBay Sellers

By: Ina Steiner

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A website is promising to solve your eBay suspension problem - by selling you an existing eBay account with established feedback. "Welcome to our eBay accounts prdocuts page. Our services are 100% guaranteed and our expertise in online programming is uncontestable. Your eBay suspension problem will get resolved in seconds. Choose the eBay account that suits your need and you will be back on eBay again!"

Packages range in price from $99.95 - $149.95. Just don't be surprised if you end up without a new eBay account and with a bad case of identity theft. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.





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by: Whateverebay

Wed Dec 3 23:30:58 2008

sadly, many will buy to this. my questions is, how will eBay handle this? I have been to their site and they offer several packages. However, it is against eBay Policy to sell your account and your Paypal account. Sad, very sad

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by: Nicholas

Thu Dec 4 00:06:45 2008

Think about it , an existing e bay account ( that you can get for free )  is worth more than their stock, I wonder if JD ever saw that comming.

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by: Texas Sandy's Cinderfella

Thu Dec 4 00:20:48 2008

Wonder what they pay for good Ebay accounts? I have 2 I'm not using, with over 4000+ F/b and another over 7500+ F/b. Mainly not using them since I can't sell anything with Worst Match, sales plummeted from $1000+ a week 6 months ago to $96 last week, and I'm giving up.

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by: LOL gotta pay those fees

Thu Dec 4 03:16:42 2008

Why is anyone so desperate to get onto eBay just to pay ridicules eBay fees…unless the people are selling stolen or fakes items; I just don’t se how these small time sellers can make an profit ?................?..................?

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by: joe

Thu Dec 4 06:13:31 2008

you guys are morons, ebay fees are not ridiculous. it is 35 cents to list an auction. Its only ridiculous if you have nothing to sell loser

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by: charles

Thu Dec 4 06:38:36 2008

I don't care about the fee. The fee is good and allows anybody to join the auction.

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by: paul

Thu Dec 4 06:51:43 2008

It's always the same loons complaining.

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by: eBay is scum

Thu Dec 4 07:03:56 2008

Great. But how about suspended AMAZON selling accounts  (like us) we have tried for over 3 years to get back on. We would gladly pay the fee.

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by: unaware

Thu Dec 4 09:02:19 2008

Sadly I don't think most of those making the above comments GET IT.... as Ina alludes to, THIS IS JUST A FAKE OFFER DESIGNED TO GET YOU TO GIVE THEM YOUR PERSONAL DATA so that they can STEAL YOUR IDENTITY. Don't worry about how they can offer what they are offering because THEY CAN'T..... it is just a way to grab some money and steal your personal data. WAKE UP!  

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by: GEORGE

Thu Dec 4 10:59:02 2008

Something Smells Bad with eBay's PayPal Glitches
by: George
"Glitches" - yeah right!!!  
I was one of the 'pinks' recently fired.  I think it's about time that the public know what a sham Paypal and Ebay have become.  Ebay owns Paypal. Except for very early on, the first few months of it's operation, paypal never had/have any glitches.  This is all to keep the buyers/sellers' money and gain revenue from it.  Of course, they do not pay interest to the buyers and sellers.  As for the reporting to the IRS, that's also baloney: IRS reporting is to start for the calendar year 2011.  These revenues now reported couldn't be included on any tax returns/reports.  That is all 'blather' - a lame excuse to cover up for their phony 'glitches'.
As stated, paypal is not a bank, not regulated by banking laws, and so far, not accountable for the money that they basically steal from sellers and buyers.  They have to be subjected and regulated by US banking laws.  They hold your money...it's as if you gave your money to a stranger on the street and said 'hold this for me' and then you hoped that you would get it back.  That's a very simple equation, but also very very similar to what you run into with paypal and ebay.   After the elections are over and done with,  the new administration would definitely be friendlier to consumers (remember, Meg Whitman was a strong supporter of McCain - and vice versa.....an excellent reason, alone, NOT to have cast a vote for McCain!).  But to get back on track, Paypal must be regulated and held accountable. The new politicians elected can remedy this once in office.  You see how Paypal operated differently in Australia with these fake 'glitches'.  They fear the legal backlash that they have already unleashed by their duplicity in Australia and cannot, there, get away with the lies that they spew out here in the States!  
Senator Christopher Dodd has just given a speech about the abuses of customers suffered at the hands of the banks and credit card companies.  He favors oversight and guidelines.  Write him about Paypal and Ebay...Ebay owns Paypal...and complain how this miserable company can operate and handle millions of dollars without oversight and regulation.  WRITE HIM.  The change will then come. Once Paypal is looked at, it never could operate as unlawfully as it does - case closed!

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by: paul

Thu Dec 4 11:50:26 2008

Do you really expect our government to operate with oversight and regulation with people like Chris Dodd and Barney Franks who took millions themselves from Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae before this financial flop exploded. It appears our government is hell bent on given more TAXPAYER money away regardless of oversight and regulation. ''Hope and Change'' you are getting it.

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This user has validated their user name. by: Ming the Merciless

Thu Dec 4 12:31:36 2008

I've said it before, and I'll say it as many times as appropriate.

In the annals of corporate America, can anyone else think of a company who PAYS their employees to publically insult and belittle their customers?

Yo, "Paul" and "Joe" and "Charles:" you guys probably could be pink slipped anytime as well because you obviously don't have enough real work to do on campus.

The maturity level in your office reminds me of middle school, but then perhaps none of you got beyond that educational level judging from "Joe's" near illiteracy.

This explain why you think it's OK to sell $10.00 rolls of paper towels and try to get the government to tell manufacturers they can't set their own prices for the items they manufacture.

Sounds a little pinko commie to me, J & U.

Death to ebay corp, and long term unemployment to the mindless ebay minions who post insults here.

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by: noneya

Thu Dec 4 13:20:20 2008

if "joe" really does work at ebay, no wonder the company is tanking!
"you guys are morons, ebay fees are not ridiculous. it is 35 cents to list an auction"
Really Joe? Just 35 cents? .35 is for BIN only and only if you host your photos off ebay, and only if you don't take Paypal, and only if you've figured out how to not pay FVFs.

Sorry to attack an obvious baiting Troll, but seriously dude, think before you show your complete lack of knowledge in public.  

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by: Fruity

Thu Dec 4 13:22:07 2008

oh yeah, confirmed bank account and you know what, its true. these types of sites have been around for a long time. DOJ and Homeland & Security are gonna love this. Paypal will confirm anything, we all know this. You can even register a paypal account with a registered name that's an email address. What bank lets you open up an account with your name as an email address? LOL. I think they might be interested in how easy criminals can use paypal. You know like launder drug money and support terrorist activity. Besides the fact they can harvest American identities and conduct identity fraud. I'm telling!!

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by: go figure

Thu Dec 4 13:41:52 2008

I know someone who listed their ebay store for sale. They had about 100 or so items listed. Their items were all junk priced super high, but listed it on ebay as store for sale. Sold his ID basically. No one actually wanted him to ship the stuff. Had a price of $20,000, over 2,000 positive feedbacks. When I asked him how much he sold it for he said " bought a new car with it" but I believe the new car to be a "different" car not necessarily new. So maybe a couple thousand.

I checked his id and it was being used to sell plasma tvs and high priced electronics. The new id holder was in Romania, but still used the original owners address (United States).

I just looked today and I don't see it anymore.

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by: wizard85

Thu Dec 4 14:24:49 2008

eBay sez you can't sell or buy your accts BUT!!! does it say whether or not you can lease rent or partner up with them? Now there is a curious question? LOL

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This user has validated their user name. by: Bob

Thu Dec 4 15:06:45 2008

It seems many US sellers are interested to sell their ebay name (me too). That makes sense, sales are down and better times are not in sight, at least not soon. There might be other reasons to make some money now with your ebay name, who knows what ebay does tomorrow and it could be worthless. So why not selling that old name with the feedback and make some money ? There are probably thousands of scammers and fraudsters out there, mostly overseas I guess, that would pay for a good name and fb. What are the risks ? Please comment. Thanks.

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by: Sherlok

Thu Dec 4 15:16:33 2008

I was just checking who the person is behind this website with a whois search. It is registered through godad.., with a private registration, proxydomain, so it is difficult to see who owns this domain. Unless someone here has the ability to check into this and find out who the domainowner is. Would be intersting to know... I suspect outside North America...

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by: Sherlok

Thu Dec 4 15:21:13 2008

Please do NOT post the dotcom name of this website here. Others could become victims of a scam when they click on the link. Thanks.

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by: Sherlok

Thu Dec 4 15:32:30 2008

Oooops, they are in Quebec, Canada.

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