Tuesday, March 17, 2009

eBay insanity

There's something weird going on with eBay. For some reason every auction I've bid on lately has ended up going for some price way above what the item is really worth (as verified by checking for the new price of the item on other sites). Is this just bidding mania on the part of eBay buyers, or have eBay sellers figured out some sort of way to jigger the auctions to basically do the eBay equivalent of a pump-n-dump stock scam? - Badtux the Puzzled Penguin

1 comment:

  1. My wife has done allot of buying and selling on eBay, and she tells me that sellers will use shills to drive up the price so as to make allot more money off each sale.
    She also said that this is very illegal and eBay will kick them off and/or cause them legal problems for them if they catch them.


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