This blog is dedicated to the consumer as an online resource to educate and prevent costly mistakes when doing business on the net!
We have been observing and commenting about eBay buyer and seller disputes, auction fraud, payment scams, and related since 2004.
If an item is priced unrealistically low, chances are something’s seriously wrong with it. Or it’s a scammers fraudulent advertisement!
Older northern vehicles with Undisclosed frame rust. Flood damaged vehicles, Accident damaged vehicles with undisclosed salvage titles. Just to name a few.
The net is infested with fraudsters that will steal your money in the blink of an eye. It’s what they do, and they are pros at doing it.
Other than Fraudsters, there are many hordes of Dishonest Sellers that will set up an item to look great in photos, but will tell blatant lies about it’s condition!
Selling your car? Beware of buyers offering to pay with PayPal that could file a ChargeBack if their purchase was funded by a credit card!
Doc sez.. It is imperative to verify the legitimacy of an online deal!
If you fall for a phishing scam, or buy a severely misrepresented item your money will be gone in the blink of an eye. Don’t be taken advantage of!
Sorry to be blunt, but it’s like taking your money and throwing it in the trash!
Buying a vehicle? Have it inspected! No matter how convincing someone sounds on the phone or via email, the consumer should inspect the vehicle before sending payment or driving long distance to pay cash.