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Triangulation fraud, hijacked accounts, & online scams proliferate across marketplaces - learn how to protect your business!

eBay Identity Theft & Fraudulent 1099-K Problems Continue Members Public

As eBay send 1099-K tax forms for 2022, reports of fraud & stolen identities used to sell on the platform return.


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Love Island Star's Dad Victim In eBay Fake Louis Vuitton Scam Members Public

Actor Danny Dyer embarrassed when fake Louis Vuitton suitcase bought on eBay failed in a very public fashion.


eBay

$3.5M, 900 Victim International eBay & Craigslist Fraud Ring Sentenced Members Public

Romanian crime ring sentenced in $3.5 Million, 900+ victim eBay & Craigslist fake car ad & gift card fraud.


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Are eBay Black Friday Deals Really Discounted? Members Public

eBay pushes up to 80% Black Friday deals but many use falsely advertised strike through prices to fake discounts.


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Nashville Pawn Shop Sells Millions In Stolen Goods On eBay Members Public

Owner of Nashville pawn shop arrested after 10 month investigation found millions in stolen goods sold on eBay.


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Does Etsy Have An Account Security Problem? Members Public

Recent reports of Etsy account takeovers raise questions & concerns about fraud on the platform.


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eBay Beefing Up Cybersecurity Operations Members Public

eBay hiring cybersecurity & financial intelligence ops roles - are they finally taking fraud & cybercrime seriously?


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Phishing Scam Sends Invoice From Compromised PayPal Account Members Public

Watch out for this PayPal phishing scam that uses actual invoices sent from a fake or compromised account.


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Watch Out For Counterfeit USPS Forever Stamps On eBay Members Public

eBay sees a flood of counterfeit USPS Forever stamps as scammers take advantage of buyers trying to beat recent price increase.


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Hacked eBay Account Costs Seller Thousands In Fees Members Public

Seller pleads for help as eBay attempts to collect thousands of dollars in fraudulent fees incurred after account hijacking.


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Will The INFORM Consumers Act Stop Stolen Goods On eBay? Members Public

Home Depot & other retailers push for online marketplaces to be held accountable for stolen goods sold on their platforms - will it work?


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Does USPS Change Of Address Put Your Identity At Risk? Members Public

A new OIG report highlights troubling trends in USPS change of address requests used for fraud & identity theft.


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eBay Specialty Services Scam Leaves Buyers Unprotected Members Public

An eBay scam targeting Steam Decks, Omega Moonswatches & more is leaving buyers with no protection or help from customer service.


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Verification Errors & Banned Accounts - What's Up With eBay Security? Members Public

Users report account verification errors & bannings, new session timeout features - is eBay finally waking up to account takeover fraud on the platform?


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Received An eBay 1099-K But Never Sold On The Platform? Members Public

eBay sends 1099-K tax forms to people who never created an account or sold anything- are fraudsters using stolen identities on the platform?


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Is It Time For The FTC To Get Tough On eBay Presales? Members Public

eBay often turns a blind eye to sellers who violate presale policies & FTC 30 day mailing rule - is it time for tougher regulatory enforcement?


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eBay Authenticity Guarantee & Chargebacks Members Public

A seller faces a "nightmare" scenario after receiving a payment dispute on a watch that was authenticated through eBay's Authenticity Guarantee program.


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eBay Ignores Seller Concerns About Hijacked Accounts Members Public

A seller has been trying for a month to get eBay's attention regarding suspicious purchases being made by hijacked accounts, but eBay has ignored their concerns.


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