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filmscanners: OT Ebay war stories

The FBI arrested and ultimately had convicted a guy selling Sony
Playstation 2 units on ebay.

He sold dozens during the early announcement period and racked in
considerable funds.  He sort of forgot to send any out to the purchasers
however. ;-)


Steve Greenbank wrote:
> > So, the "very old" 'caveat emptor' should always be in force with ebay
> > purchases.
> The best one I saw was
> "Playstaion 2 Box and Receipt"
> Bidding started at $1 and I think there was no reserve.
> There were many bids and eventually someone had the winning bid of  $425.  A
> little over the top but hey these things are in short supply ...
> ... except ...
> http://cgi2.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewFeedback&userid=tru2dis2k
> (half way down 3rd comment)
> ... in fairness "tru2disk" did not misrepresent the goods.


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