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Ah, the joys of ebay, part 2

And here we go again….

I thought I had sold my laptops finally. There’s still a chance the buyer may come through on one of them. But, the toshiba….

Third auction on the toshiba finally got all the way through to the end. I normally won’t accept bidders with zero feedback, but I thought I’d take a chance on this one…

Well, turns out that the person who won the auction was actually someone’s teenage daughter who was off playing on the computer while the folks were out of town. The girl set up her own ebay account and started winning auctions. The parents were just lucky that she forgot their paypal account info, or she would have tried to buy all of this stuff as well.

The people apologized and were nice enough to help me clear things up through ebay, but it put me back at square one again…

So here’s hoping the fourth time is the charm…

So far… only one scammer…

hello seller am so much interested in your item firstly i will like to know the condition of the item and i will like to know maybe you ship abroad because am getting it for a friend in west africa and i will be willing to pay you the sum of US$600 through western union auction payment(money order) including shipping through either USPS or Fedex to west africa”

ebay already nailed this one before I could forward it.

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