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Example Car Scam From Our Archives – 1929 Ford Model A

1929 Ford Model A Example Car Scam Auction

This 1929 Ford Model A Roadster is an example car scam auction from our classic archives. The listing was captured on 03/18/2007 back when scammers were literally picking eBay Motors buyers pockets clean. Fraudsters today are not as brazen as this example. It was common to plaster buy it now for only $9,500 everywhere on…
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Amazon Craigslist eBay Protection Plan Fraud Alert

Brand Fraud Vehicle Scam Example

Consumer FRAUD Alert: Beware of popular online venue brand names being used fraudulently to steal your money and your identity. Popular brands like Amazon and eBay are a scammers favorite target! Brand Fraud is being committed by scammers offering unbelievably low prices on automobiles, electronics, jewelry, vacations. You name it – there is a scam…
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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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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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10 Years Watching eBay Car Scams & Auction Fraud

Medved eBay Auction Chart 03/05/2007

Summary of 10 years watching eBay Auction Fraud and Used Car Scams. Buyers and Sellers were conned out of their money by slick talking fraudsters and bad sellers. These observations destroyed buyer and seller trust and well established community values. It is Doc’s belief, had Meg Whitman taken a stand against fraud and misrepresentation back…
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Review Of eBay Kuwait Export Car Buyer Fraud

Kuwait eBay Motors Car Buyer Scammed Website Traffic From Kuwait

Today I noticed a lot of website traffic from Kuwait looking at an article i wrote back in March 2013 about a¬†Kuwaiti export car buyer that was scammed out of $23K on eBay Motors. eBay Motors Management has no idea the huge amount of damage negative publicity like this does to their export car buying…
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eBay Suspected Vehicle Phishing Scams 07/14/2013

2011 Porsche 911 GT3 251303951949

We start out today’s article and video with this 2012 Aston Martin Virage Coupe that just smells phishy, and is sure to be a scam! Next is this 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG that smells fraudulent as well. Next is this 2011 Porsche 911 GT 3 that you can buy for only $65,000.. HeHeHeHe.. Next is…
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Porsche Carrera & BMW eBay Phishing Car Scams

2008 Porsche 911 eBay Suspected Scam 151072675122

This 2008 Porsche Carrera is priced at less than half of book value and smells like a phishing scam all over. Googling it’s VIN up shows the real owners for sale listing at roughly double what the eBay Motors listing price is. The other is a 2012 BMW X5 5.0 AWD with 34,000 clicks. The…
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eBay Autos Suspected Phishing Scams 06/11/2013

eBay XSS Redirect Security Vulnerability

Here are our stinks like dead phish suspected eBay Motors car scams for today. We start out with this 2009 Honda Accord EX-L V6 up for auction by iuty778 for only $4500 (161043792873). Next is this 2006 GMC Yukon AWD Denali for sale by giuy777 for only $6000 (271221137072). Next we have this 2006 Range…
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The RED Flags Of A Fraudulent Internet Car Listing

Red Flags Of Fraudulent Car Listings

Here is another video Doc produced to point out the RED Flags of an Internet Car Scam! New seller with no feedback, Auto Check shows the cars last known location is in California, but the seller is located in Iowa. The listing is asking buyers to contact the seller to buy it for $22,000, and…
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eBay Facilitates Fraud By Refusing To Remove Scams

eBay Motors Loosing Traction

Here is another fine example of eBay refusing to remove known fraudulent vehicle listings from their system. Item number: 120925319149. Some scammer has our car, told eBay days ago several times. Stopped one guy from sending him 32k for our 60k car. I listed ours too read the heading¬†Item number:190687548747. But i guess this is…
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eBay Motors Scam Buyer, eBay Profiting From Fraud

eBay Motors Discussion Board Community Support Member Salez4u

Anyone that’s spent any time reading the eBay boards knows about how Nigerian Scammers try and pull the old “Cashiers Check Overpayment Scam” on sellers. It’s nothing new for eBay Motors. The way this gig on eBay works is. Low volume sellers get 6 FREE Listings in a calendar year. If you get a bid,…
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