Video tour of ebaymotorssucks.com early used car auction scam archive between 2004 and 2007. Spokesperson Catherine England said at the time 'what little fraud eBay had was minuscule'. Fraudulent auctions ran full duration and folks got scammed while insiFeatured
Many eBay shoppers believe that if anything goes wrong with an automobile purchase on the site they will be protected by their Vehicle Purchase Protection plan. Steve Lehto gives you the story of two occasions where buyers were NOT protected and what youFeatured
Blogger comments on these two non-functional former eBay major subdomains that were abandoned after recent site changes. Doc blogged this post on 05/08/18 about search.ebay.com and motors.ebay.com that should have been 301 redirected elsewhere making useFeatured
Doc's 15 year old motor vehicle specific fraud awareness website was rated "adult / shocking content" by easycounter.com. Big tech is using rating services to blacklist your website or business then send it's traffic to your competition with embedded ads.Featured
So this guy listed an 1981 Corvette for a friend on eBay Motors, but shortly afterword his account was suspended. He called eBay support and was asked what his suppliers name was. He said he didn't have a supplier (the product was a used car.) ApparentlyFeatured
Doc peddled this 1985 Rolls Royce Silver Spur on eBay back in 1999. This was before the motors venue was introduced to the community. Whatever happened to the good old days?
C'mon down to New Deal Used Cars. We're blowing the living crap out of high prices!Featured
Looking online for a bargain late model car? This buyer took his sellers word the car was never in the water and had no problems. Personally speaking, flood cars can be a good buy for rebuilders or someone who has another for parts Buc can be a nightmareFeatured
Beware of salvage / rebuilt titled vehicles for sale on the net. Sellers can pay to get negative ratings removed. Link to the Jeep featured in this video on Copart. It should be noted this sellers eBay id is ibozi20133 that is no longer visible. Chances aFeatured
Doc voices his two cents worth on American Pickers VW Bus auction on eBay Motors that ended to a deadbeat bidder. Bidders are nor required to pay according to site policy. This seller sued his deadbeat bidder and garnished her government paycheck. More inFeatured
Scene from Kurt Russell's classic 80's movie used cars. Rudy Russo uses strippers to steal car buyers from Roy L. Fuchs car lot across the street. Whatever happened to the good old days?Featured
Don't be a holiday scam victim. This lady found a 2010 Nissan Maxima on a trading app LetGo for $1000. She contacted the seller who instructed her to buy eBay gift cards and email the redemption codes. Her money was gone in the click of a mouse!Featured
There's a NEW Sheriff at YouTube headquarters staffed by Southern Poverty Law Center volunteers. If your channel went bye-bye chances are these so called Heroes may be to blame.
Mike Wolfe of American Pickers TV show auctioned a dual door 1962 Volkswagen Bus needing restoration on eBay. It brought $35,100 to a 1 feedback bidder. Item number:132865784088Featured
Made a few seo and content changes on ebms blog. Removed a few non-relevant posts and many excessive tag archives. The site will be 15 years old come March 2019. That's some achievement. Have a look around.Featured
Crafty criminals are running eBay gift card car scams on Craigslist. This story proves just about anyone can get scammed. A man from Oberlin said even though he's an experienced buyer and seller of cars online, criminals got him.
If you lost images / photos from eBay GTC glitch - here's how to possibly recover those lost photos from Google or Bing / Yahoo cache. Doc's blog post on this latest eBay glitch is here.
Another seller reports a glitch in eBay shipping rate table calculator. Shipping rate table does not work. Has anyone experienced this glitch? When you add your rate table to the listing it shows as if it was applied to the listing then if you go back and
Buyer returned junk item to seller with eBay's good graces. As the seller says eBay and PayPal collected their fees, including fee on shipping charges. eBay knows that the buyer will probably buy another item. They will profit again and again and again frFeatured
Fraudsters steal consumers money by phishing for suckers. Phishing is done by scammers placing items they don't own listed for sale at unrealistically low prices. From the Kurt Russell flick of the 80's Used Cars. Cunning used car salesman Rudy Russo goesFeatured
How this lady lost $8500 and her used boat to a PayPal ChargeBack. Toni Ristow Lloyd, says the buyer came to her home to inspect and purchase the boat, sold on eBay. Months after the sale the buyer filed a chargeback on his credit card for various reasonsFeatured
From the gang over at PayPalSucks.com. This video depicts a guy down on his luck at Christmas who sold a family ring and shipped it to his buyer. When he went to withdraw the funds PayPal froze his account.Featured
This screen video is of Doc's ebaymotorssucks.com blog key-word and key-phrase page status from Google webmaster tools. It shows how important consumer fraud awareness info is being buried deep in Googles index.Featured
Doc was the 1st Tampa Bay used car dealer to sell on eBay back in 1999. Soon afterward serious auction fraud infested the new venue. Doc started the website ebaymotorssucks.com in 2004 to warn consumers about car scams. Doc's observations are backed up wiFeatured
Doc talks about the history behind ebaymotorssucks.com. He also talks about the DdoS attack from hell in 2011 as the FBI Investigated eBay Motors Vehicle Purchase Protection (VPP) Brand Fraud. More info on ebms blog.Featured
We start today's video with a thread on eBay Motors Forum where a buyer sent $25,500 to a seller for this 1981 Berlina Phillips Coupe (171004703535). The buyer claims the seller lied through his teeth, and the car needs $5-6k in repairs just to be able toFeatured
Just my personal opinion about this latest car buyer fraud. TRUST is just a 5 letter word with little meaning these days! Before committing to any Internet vehicle deal read my article Internet Car Buying Tips. The butt you save might be your own.
It's my personal opinion that a merchant should be responsible for their shoppers safety and well being. Regardless whether it's a brick and mortar store or an eCommerce shop. With today's modern technology eBay very well could put a stop to their shopperFeatured
Seller lists a 2004 Dodge Neon SRT4 that is fully loaded up with equipment. Miles under 100K and it sells for $6900! Talk about a Steal Of A Deal. Car was sold at a Manheim Dealer auction and announced as having possible unibody / frame / core support damFeatured
Here is an analysis of my ebaymotorssucks.com automobile consumer fraud awareness websites log file for 07/24/2011. Thanks to Cappnonymous and Firemeg for their support. There is also a link here to an article posted by an ex-eBay affiliate that explainsFeatured
There is nothing like outing an eBay sock puppet / corporate shill for pr posting on blogs, discussion boards, etc. Most of these eBay lackeys use anonymous scripts to hide their true identity. For whatever reason this one didn't and ended up getting owne
I wonder who is behind this DDOS Attack? Everything points to eBay as the culprit. The site has been on 3 hosts within a week, and knocked offline within a few minutes of coming back online. Lets face it this website has to be a major embarrassment to eBaFeatured
eBayMotorsSucks.com Website was hit with a massive DOS Attack yesterday morning. The attack was very tenacious and lasted well over 24 hours. This smacks of an attempt by eBay to take this site off the internet! Funny thing is, I have not been ragging on
Watch as i am redirected from eBay to a hacked website containing an exact mirror copy of an eBay Motors listing. To slow the speed of the redirect down i used my Blackberry as an IP Modem to capture the scam in motion on video. They have not fixed this xFeatured
eBay putting their sellers description in an iframe (a web page embedded within a web page) will hinder organic search engines from indexing that description. As a general rule bots will not crawl frames. This hidden sellers description is being served up
To view you have to click a button. The description then opens in a jquery fancybox.
eBay loves to shoot critics and vloggers. But can’t stop fraudsters from picking their buyers pockets clean. Maybe rather than terrorizing and attacking critics eBay Inc should invest their EFFORT and the MONEY they spend to attack and terrorize cri
Another person snared in an internet car scam. It's all about awareness that scams are out there. Be sure to read my article called "Best Internet Car Buying And Selling Tips" The butt you save just might wind up being your own. Link on my home vimeo page
Here is a fraudulent listing for a 2003 Jeep Wrangler right hand drive that is a rural mail carriers dream. It's being offered up by myalexa1 for only $7600 (271219090980). And watch as Romanian Police smash in an apartment door and bust two auction scamm
Today we have 2 real scam cars and a 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 seller dhles2sw for only $11,350 (130923943932). In my person
How do i avoid buying a car with an open title? What is a curbstoner? I'm a retired auto dealer with over 45 years experience in the car business. Let me guide you through the Internet car buying process. Read my popular article "Internet Car Buying And S
In this video we feature a 2010 Audi A5 Convertible for only $13,500 up for auction by 01woods01 who joined just yesterday. We also compare the differences in fraud reporting between eBay and Autotrader. Auto Trader puts their report link right op top of
This popular vehicle selling venue still allows 17, 0's or 1's, etc, for a VIN Number on late model automobiles. This 2011 Porsche Panamera was listed with 17. 0's and was accepted by their system.
Here is a discussion on the motors forum where a car buyer is claiming the seller lied. Fortunately that buyer came in person and looked the car over (111069833321) before handing over the cash. The moral of this story is. If you can't personally inspect
Blogger and former eBay Motors used car dealer, from back in the good old days!