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Old 12-11-2005, 03:57 PM   #1
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Buyer beware!

There's always a sucker for every scam.

It’s pretty well-known that eBay has a few bad eggs aboard who like to scam people out of their money. Of course, with the popularity of the Xbox 360, you just knew a scam or two would surface. Enter “caitlincutie,” who managed to sell a picture of the 360 for $823. That’s right, a picture. Minor details like, “You’re not buying an Xbox 360, but only a picture of it. Happy bidding!” are tucked away at the bottom of the product description. But hey, maybe the guy just wanted a picture all along…?


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Old 12-11-2005, 04:34 PM   #2
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I would SCREAM!! I don't get on ebay because of that. I warned my niece about that and she had already heard about the scammers, so, she is very careful about reading the entire description and reviews before bidding.

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Old 12-11-2005, 04:42 PM   #3
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I love ebay. It's made my son a lot of money... and it's a great place to find hard to find items. Paul gets a lot of his electonic parts from there too. BUT.. you really have to becareful. There are creeps out there that just aren't nice.
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Old 12-11-2005, 08:12 PM   #4
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My mom got me a teddy bear bank from ebay. I used to have one and it broke so I got on for my birthday (though I share with Cameron).

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