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eBay VPP & AIA Stalling Car Buyers No Title Claim

eBay VPP & AIA Stalling Car Buyers No Title Claim

Another Crappy Car Deal On eBay Motors. Buyer receives car but does not receive it’s title. Buyer files claim with eBay Vehicle Purchase Protection for a covered claim. It’s been nearly four months since buying the car. eBay and their insurer Auction Insurance Agency of Birmingham AL is stalling the claim. This is another crappy…
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Norway Buyer Claims 1978 Caddy Limo Misrepresented

Norway Buyer Claims 1978 Caddy Lime Misrepresented

Export Car Buyer From Norway claims this 1978 Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine bought from an eBay Seller was Misrepresented! After receiving the vehicle he is claiming it is a piece of junk. Buyer claims the cars mileage was misrepresented. Said it runs real rough at idle (burnt valves possibly.) Lousy quick paint job. Photos link. From…
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Altering Or Rolling Back An Exempt Odometer Is Illegal

exempt odometer tampering

Here’s an interesting topic on eBay Motors community forum about exempt vehicle odometer rollback. Same 1974 Honda CB550 as previously sold but with 29,950 less miles From the motors community forum: Motorcycle sold on ebay with 35,000 miles, on 1/24/15. Motorcycle currently listed for sale with 5,550 miles. Same motorcycle, same VIN#, same distinguishing marks….
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eBay Using Jquery To Hide Sellers Descriptions

eBay Hiding Sellers Description

Looks like eBay is testing another change to their marketplace To view an items description a buyer must click a button located where the description text or html is normally located. The description with any additional images or html code then pops up in a jquery fancybox. If you didn’t know it. eBay sellers descriptions…
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Suspended eBay Car Dealers Creating NEW Accounts

bad sellers registering new accounts

Another eBay fraudulent seller. From this complaint on scamguard.com. The articles comments are saying this suspended seller is allowed back after suspension to register another eBay account. Doc has suggested eBay enable ID Verify for new vehicle sellers. It would stop a lot of this bad seller fraud. But we guess all they care about…
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Silicone Valley Robots Block Censoring Naysayers

robots block

The Silicone Valley “Good Ole Boy Club” must be severely ButtHurt. Two of Doc’s social networks are showing they are blocked by a robots.txt file. Doc’s Facebook page and YouTube channel is being blocked by a robots.txt exclusion file when performing an android device Google search. 🙁 We could possibly understand being blocked if we…
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Georgia Couple Murdered In Craigslist Car Scam

GA Missing Couple Bud June Runion

Elrey “Bud” Runion and his wife June were headed to McRae GA on Thursday to meet someone who responded to an ad Bud Runion placed on Craigslist seeking a 1966 Mustang. Relatives became concerned when the couple did not return for a family function and did not answer their cell phone. Cobb County detectives believe…
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Rise And Fall Of eBay Motors Credibility And Trust

Documentary What Happened To eBay Motors

Video documentary about how corporate short term gains and massive concealed auction fraud killed eBay Motors. The most trustworthy vehicle trading venue ever conceived on the Internet! eBay Motors original concept was to sell and complete your car sale on the motors website. It was a suspendable offense to lure a buyer off the motors…
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eBay Members YourGmDealer & 661HenryGlen Missing

Back in 2009 when GM emerged from bankruptcy they struck up a deal with eBay Inc to sell new GM cars on eBay Motors and YourGmDealer eBay Motors Sellers Account was born. During this period GM worked the leads and pretty much ignored the listings running on eBay Motors with disastrous results. Bait and Switch,…
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eBay Motors iPad App Not For Selling Motor Vehicles

eBay iPad App Don't Work For Selling Vehicles

A friend recently tried to list his Harley Davidson motorcycle on eBay Motors using an iPad. Unfortunately for him the eBay iPad app placed the motorcycle in the toys category, resulting in the listing being removed for being in the wrong category. 😆 He then downloaded the eBay Motors iPad app and installed it, with…
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Will Green Dots “Reload @ the Register” Stop Fraud

green dot moneypak reload @ the register cards

Green Dot Corporation just announced it’s “Reload @ the Register” program. After reading a post on NJ.com that touted the end of Green Dot Moneypak Fraud. “Bamboozled: How to end MoneyPak scams? If you can’t catch the con artists, kill the cards.” I searched the article for the companies press release on the subject. Maybe…
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Why Used Motor Vehicles Should Be Sold AS-IS

1991 TOYOTA MR2 Why Sell AS-IS

It’s best to sell your used car truck van motorcycle boat etc AS-IS With NO Warranty expressed or implied. Buyers no doubt will find faults on used automobiles. This opens the door to sale price renegotiation or threats of legal action. No matter how good of condition you think your used car is in. A…
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No FREE Shipping From This eBay Car Dealer

1996 Eldorado Palm Beach Car Collector eBay

Another tale of woe from an eBay Motors Car Buyer Seller advertised FREE Shipping with Buy It Now on this gorgeous 1996 Cadillac Eldorado ESC. Buyer claims seller shipped the car COD. On another car recently sold, a Land Rover Freelander. The buyer negs the seller and says “Bad communication,13 days no title or car….
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eBay Cash Register Goes Ka-ching Deadbeat Bidder

Another eBay Deadbeat Bidder

Another eBay Zero Feedback Member cost this Harley Davidson motorcycle seller $125.00. eBay loves scammers and deadbeat bidders that win auctions or click unprotected buy-now listings. Their cash register goes ka-ching and sends the seller an email congratulating them for a successful transaction. At that time the seller is charged a successful transaction service fee….
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Motor Vehicle Credit Card ChargeBack On Titled Property Reversed

Reversing Credit Card Chargeback Motor Vehicle

This eBay Top Rated Seller in good standing since 2010 sold his 2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 4×4 pickup truck on eBay Motors. Seller accepted PayPal for the full purchase price. Buyer later attempted a chargeback. But in the end the good guys won! Seller claims the buyer (a licensed dealer) paid an initial deposit. Then…
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Green Dot MoneyPak Scamming Internet Car Shoppers

Green Dot Moneypak used to scam internet buyers

Fraudsters are now using Green Dot Moneypak for payment on non-existent vehicles Recently a Millersville man thinking he was buying a 2002 Ford Explorer for $2000 fell victim to this scam. From Lancaster Online: “A Millersville Borough resident fell for an online scam, paying $2,000 for a used SUV owned by an Army National Guard…
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