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Car Scam Observations

The birthplace of Internet car scams was on eBay Motors in it’s early days. Trusting buyers were literally picked to the bone by fraudsters as corporate execs stuffed their pockets full of cash. Strong community fraud awareness would have prevented internet scams becoming the epidemic it is today.

Norway Buyer Claims 1978 Caddy Limo Misrepresented

Norway Buyer Claims 1978 Caddy Lime Misrepresented

Export Car Buyer From Norway claims this 1978 Cadillac Fleetwood Limousine bought from an eBay Seller was Misrepresented! After receiving the vehicle he is claiming it is a piece of junk. Buyer claims the cars mileage was misrepresented. Said it…
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Credit Card PayPal ChargeBack On Titled Property

Reversing PayPal Credit Card Chargeback Motor Vehicle

This eBay Top Rated Seller in good standing since 2010 sold his 2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 4×4 pickup truck on eBay Motors. Seller accepted PayPal for the full purchase price. Buyer later attempted a chargeback. Seller claims the buyer (a…
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ID Verify Would Stop eBay Vehicle Phishing Scams

eBay ID Verify stops fraud

Here are two eBay vehicle listings that are highly suspected to be fraudulent. Zero feedback sellers who tell bidders to contact them before placing their bid is big red flag . These two eBay Motors vehicle listings are highly suspicious…
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eBay XSS Cross Site Scripting Scam Caught On Video

eBay XSS Redirect Scam Video 01/20/2014

Watch as this scam listing and 2 others uses an uncorrected XSS Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability and whisks me off of eBay Motors to a hacked website. Phishing Fraud and Identity Theft can then occur! Fraudsters hack a website and create a…
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eBay Used Car Buyers Extort Money From Sellers

ebay feedback extortion

This Mustang GT Convertible was bought from a Florida seller about a year ago and shipped to Canton OH. The buyer is a collector car enthusiast, and as it usually is when you are in the car business it’s common…
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eBay Suspected Vehicle Phishing Scams 07/14/2013

2011 Porsche 911 GT3 251303951949

We start out today’s article and video with this 2012 Aston Martin Virage Coupe that just smells phishy, and is sure to be a scam! Next is this 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG that smells fraudulent as well. Next is this…
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eBay Suspected Vehicle Phishing Scams 07/11/2013

2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG 221252356305

Here are four stinks like dead phish car scams to avoid when vehicle shopping on the net. The 1st is this 2010 Cadillac CTS for only $16,000. Next is these two that are listed on what appears to be a…
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eBay Suspected Car Phishing Scams 07/10/2013

2012 GMC Yukon Denali Phishing Scam eBay 251302121697

Featured is this 2012 GMC Yukon Denali 4×4 for $25,000. And this 2011 BMW Z4 for $26,000. And this 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid for only $ 34,000! Folks just beware that these are phishing scams and will cost you a…
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eBay Phishing Second Chance Offer Scams 07/06/13

2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited eBay Scam 221250331590

This is an example of severe abuse of the eBay motors system, and they are doing absolutely nothing to stop it! “Scammers are listing what i call “sucker bait scam cars” and are cancelling bids to keep the auction price…
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Porsche Carrera & BMW eBay Phishing Car Scams

2008 Porsche 911 eBay Suspected Scam 151072675122

This 2008 Porsche Carrera is priced at less than half of book value and smells like a phishing scam all over. Googling it’s VIN up shows the real owners for sale listing at roughly double what the eBay Motors listing…
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Phishing Scams Continue On eBay NO END In Sight!

Know The Internet Car Scam Warning Signs

Fraudsters are up bright and early listing their phishing auctions. Every day it seems there are new FREE seller accounts registered with high dollar vehicles listed for sale. “Yep every vehicle seller gets SIX FREE listings in a 12 month…
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eBay Motors Phishing Scams 06/26/2013

2011 Jeep Wrangler Sport eBay Scam 171065427171

Is that your stolen money?? Sure took a lot of effort for Romanian police to break that fraudsters apartment door down! The scammers keep coming back to eBay Motors and listing new fraudulent car listings daily. We got a good…
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eBay Suspected Vehicle Phishing Scams 06/22/2013

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-550 eBay Scam 62k 171063122117

It appears car scammers are focusing on using Amazon.com as their preferred fraudulent sellers agent. I have noticed a big increase of ‘amazon.’ in my sites search keywords and key phrases. It’s obvious they are targeting eBay motors less this…
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eBay Suspected Phishing Car Scams 06/21/2013

eBay XSS Redirect Security Vulnerability

These used trucks up for auction on eBay Motors are too good to be true used vehicle deals. Your money will be stolen in the blink of an eye if you swallow the fraudsters sucker bait. We start out with…
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eBay Suspected Vehicle Phishing Scams 06/19/2013

Never Contact eBay Seller By External Email!

I thought our friends at eBay Motors were paying attention? These two suspected scams have all the markings of phishing fraud intended to hook some sucker. Vehicle price advertised is unrealistically low, sellers are advertising an external email address to…
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eBay Motors Weekend Phishing Scams 06/15/2013

eBay Motors Weekend Phishing Scams

eBay has done good pulling scams the past two days. But it’s the weekend and the scammers are out phishing for suckers on eBay Motors as usual! We start out with this 2007 Mercedes-Benz S-Class that is listed by ahrumshin…
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eBay Motors Suspected Phishing Scams 06/12/2013

Warning Scams Ahead ~ Don't Feed The Phishermen!

Here are our stinks like dead phish suspected phishing car scams for today. We start out with this 2011 Toyota Sienna XLE minivan that is offered by pavereipa for only $13,000 (151061828074). Next is this 2012 Jeep Liberty Jet Sport…
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eBay Autos Suspected Phishing Scams 06/11/2013

eBay XSS Redirect Security Vulnerability

Here are our stinks like dead phish suspected eBay Motors car scams for today. We start out with this 2009 Honda Accord EX-L V6 up for auction by iuty778 for only $4500 (161043792873). Next is this 2006 GMC Yukon AWD…
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Jeep Wrangler 4×4 Sport Right Hand Drive Phishing Scam

2004 JEEP WRANGLER RHD MAIL DEL SCAM 271219090980

Here is a 2004 Jeep Wrangler 4×4 Sport Right Hand Drive offered by new seller myalexa1 This vehicle is a mail carriers dream and is most definitely a phishing car scam. “The fraudster is cancelling perfectly legitimate bids. Check out…
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eBay Motors Vehicle Specific Phishing Scams 06/09/2013

2006 Corvette Z06 eBay Scam 281119103844

It’s been a busy weekend – the scammers have been really busy listing their phishing scams on eBay Motors. We start out with this 2009 Porsche Cayenne GTS that is offered by free00hl for only $20,000 (171055335055). Next is this…
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eBay Car Scams Phishing “Sucker Bait” 06/08/2013

Beware Of Internet Vehicle Bank Wire Deposit Phishing Scams

Here are today’s automobile phishing scam listings on eBay Motors They are ALL “NEW” ZERO (0) FEEDBACK SELLERS (SCAMMERS). I prefer to call these type of listing sucker bait. Fraudsters are listing non-existent bait cars in an attempt to hook…
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Solution To Stop Scammers Listing Cars On eBay

Don't Swallow The Sucker Bait!

Today we have 2 suspected eBay Motors car scams and a definite maybe. The 1st is this 2009 Jeep Wrangler X listed by dertj4444 for $5500 (181153967817). The next is this 2008 Chevy Tahoe LT that is listed by another new…
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