Ebay broken

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by GetDeviceInfo, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. GetDeviceInfo

    Thread Starter Senior Member

    Jun 7, 2009
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    Anyone else having problems? I've had purchases cancelled, bids expire within minutes of placing them, and floods of duplicate mail. Gotta wonder if security has been compromised
     
  2. tracecom

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    Apr 16, 2010
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    Seems normal here...so far.
     
  3. tcmtech

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    It would be helpful to know what your or were bidding on.

    My experiences with eBay doing such activities related to crooked sellers or scammers running fake auctions. If they find a fake auction they shut it down immediately and cancel all bids and possible purchases that were in play.
     
  4. bountyhunter

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    Sep 7, 2009
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    My experience with ebay varies. Mostly positive, but had a number of bozos. One woman was scamming people claiming to sell a disc with software that "cleans your PC" and even showed a picture of the disc and the package... then after I paid $15, all I got was a couple of links to bogus freeware sites with junk software that scans your computer for viruses but can't fix anything.

    I reported her to ebay along with the proof of what she was doing but they never did anything, she was still running the cam months later. I did end up with a refund at least.
     
  5. Metalmann

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    I just put in 3 bids, seems to working normally.:confused:
     
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