Gaming laptop on sale for $30!!! Hurry buy now

USAFRet

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If you click on "Buy", in a day or two you'd get a message like this, from ebay:
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Hello YouPoorDeludedFool,
Our records show that you recently contacted or received messages from Fubar9 through eBay's messaging system. We’re writing to let you know that an unauthorized third party may have compromised this member's account security. It’s important to note that we’re unaware of any problems with your account. We recommend the following precautions to help keep you safe:
- Don't respond to offers to buy or sell an item from this user. The offer may be fraudulent, and the transaction won't be covered by eBay.
- Don't respond to any messages you received from this user that appear to be a Second Chance Offer for an item you recently bid on.
- Never pay for eBay items using instant cash wire-transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. It's against eBay's Safe Payments Policy for a seller to request payment with these methods.
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If you’ve already sent payment for an off-eBay transaction, contact the payment service you used to make the purchase immediately. If you’re a seller who already shipped an item to a fraudulent buyer, contact the postal service or shipping company you used to have it returned to you.
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We appreciate your cooperation.
Thanks,

eBay
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USAFRet

Illustrious
Moderator


Scam and/or hacked account.

Buy it, and there are two outcomes:
1. You get your money back after a while
2. You don't get your money back.
 

SecretG

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Im just curious how do you think, someone could just get away with that? Will ebay be able to refund all of that money to everyone who bought it from him, or will it end up being a case of fraud and lawsuit with FBI eventually knocking on his door?

 

USAFRet

Illustrious
Moderator


If you click on "Buy", in a day or two you'd get a message like this, from ebay:
---------------------
Hello YouPoorDeludedFool,
Our records show that you recently contacted or received messages from Fubar9 through eBay's messaging system. We’re writing to let you know that an unauthorized third party may have compromised this member's account security. It’s important to note that we’re unaware of any problems with your account. We recommend the following precautions to help keep you safe:
- Don't respond to offers to buy or sell an item from this user. The offer may be fraudulent, and the transaction won't be covered by eBay.
- Don't respond to any messages you received from this user that appear to be a Second Chance Offer for an item you recently bid on.
- Never pay for eBay items using instant cash wire-transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. It's against eBay's Safe Payments Policy for a seller to request payment with these methods.
-------
If you’ve already sent payment for an off-eBay transaction, contact the payment service you used to make the purchase immediately. If you’re a seller who already shipped an item to a fraudulent buyer, contact the postal service or shipping company you used to have it returned to you.
-------
We appreciate your cooperation.
Thanks,

eBay
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