Nightmare After Clicking On Webinterpret Promo Link

Webinterpret hacked my ebay account

According to this eBay store owner a Webinterpret promotional link offered assistance reaching buyers in international markets. The seller clicked it to learn what it was about – but claims he did not sign up for the offering. Maybe just clicking the link while being signed into his sellers account opted him in for their services? 🙁 From the eBay stores community forum: Webinterpret hacked into my ebay account. They duplicated all of my listings 4-6 times each listing. My usual 200 live listings became over 1200 listings. Each listing…

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Seeking Alpha Article: eBay Time Is Running Out

eBay Earnings Report Q1 2018 Seeking Alpha

Make no mistake: eBay (EBAY) is heading for a wipeout in the not-too-distant future. The company’s latest Q1 results reveal a platform that’s struggling to be relevant to users. Poor forward-looking guidance indicates management’s future uncertainty. Published by Seeking Alpha’s Gary Alexander. “eBay shares have lost about 5% since posting disappointing Q1 results. But the company still sports a hefty $40 billion market cap. Anyone who can remember the fallout of Yahoo only a few years ago will recognize how hard Internet giants can stumble when they fall out of…

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PayPal Partner In Buyer Return Fraud With eBay Inc

PayPal ChargeBack NOT Safe For Sellers

Last week eBay announced it would be partnering with Adyen for marketplace payments. Doc wonders if PayPal is dumping eBay Inc because of marketplace buyer fraud? Doc has witnessed many consumers who lost large sums of money to PayPal ChargeBacks. Adyen probably has no idea what they are getting involved in leaping into bed with eBay Inc. Consumers are urged to trust PayPal for payments because it is safe. And it is safe 99% of the time for buyers on eBay marketplace. But PayPal is NOT SAFE for sellers who…

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eBay Ditching PayPal For Adyen Payments

eBay Chooses Adyen For Marketplace Payments Processor

Wonder what’s behind eBay dumping PayPal as it’s major payments processor? It is being reported Dutch company, Adyen will be the new payments processor for marketplace payments. Possibly PayPal is concerned about being a partner in eBay buyer return fraud? We’ve read horror stories about how sleazy eBay buyers are stealing money from eBay sellers in whats called return fraud. This kind of payments fraud goes something like this. Buyer purchases an iPhone from a new or occasional eBay seller. Seller ships item to buyer who either claims it did…

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Getting Even At Any Cost Revenge Smear Campaign

Revenge For Whistleblowing Corporate Fraud

Doc became the target of this revenge smear campaign after starting a motor vehicle specific consumer fraud awareness website. He was the 1st Tampa Bay Florida used car dealer to offer automobiles for sale on eBay back in 1999. Things were great back in 1999, but soon afterword scams and fraud started chipping away at the founders cornerstone of trust. European fraudsters soon were listing non-existent cars for sale at too-good to-be-true prices. Trusting community members were losing their money left and right. Doc started a website to educate potential…

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Restoring Community Values & Trust Will Make eBay Great Again

eBay Community Founders Statement 1996

Back in 1999 Doc started building his reputation as an eBay seller. He offered quality Florida retiree used car trade-ins. eBay provided an exciting new way to sell used cars worldwide and was a huge hit. New markets were created where there were none. He shipped some cars he sold and other delivery’s were what he advertised as fly-in drive-home. Buyers would fly to his local airport and Doc would pick them up. Drive to the car lot and do the paperwork, then issue a temporary tag. This process took…

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Deeply Buried Motor Vehicle Fraud Awareness Search Keywords

EBMS Blog Search Position

Valuable Motor Vehicle Specific Consumer Fraud Awareness information and good advice deeply buried in Google search index. It’s who you know in corporate America that matters! This article and included narrated screen video is a good example what happened when Doc blogged damaging negative information about eBay INC. We recently published this screen video of our webmaster tools search placement key-phrases, sorted by highest search position. 🙁 After over 13 years online – we’re not ready to give up on this website yet! Buying a car online? Check out Doc’s…

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eBay CEO Tells Used Car Dealers How To Sell Automobiles

Devin Wenig eBay Motors Offering From Yesterday

This long time Motors used car dealer sent a letter to eBay CEO Devin Wenig complaining about low sales on the site. He was told how to sell used cars properly on the website. Back in the beginning it was Trust and Community Values that made selling automobiles work so great on eBay Motors. But it’s our opinion that years of raw deals and fraud has reduced this niche venue to that of a common classified website. The seller in question is one of eBay’s original top used car dealers…

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eBay Buyers Continue Stealing Items From Sellers

iPhone Seller Defrauded By eBay PayPal Buyers

An occasional seller placed his iPhone 6 up for sale on eBay. As it often happens the buyer filed a Seller Not As Described claim (SNAD) with eBay who froze the funds in his PayPal account. Photo of damaged iPhone 6 eBay buyer sent to seller See the link below to the sellers website for full details on this failed eBay transaction. From DavidTarver.com: I found out the hard way that EBay is facilitating the theft of items people post for sale on their site. I just had an experience with…

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eBay Malware Alert From Windows 10 Edge Browser

eBay Unsafe Content Warning

eBay shoppers are Seeing RED Literally. An Unsafe Content Warning is blocking sellers descriptions, according to eBay community forums. This malware alert is coming from Microsoft Windows 10 and it’s Edge Browser. It’s anyone’s best guess if this is a false positive. eBay is well known for malware alerts. From the selling community forum. It started last night. I was on the phone with CS until midnight, which of course, they knew nothing about it. I told them I was using the latest versions of windows 10 and IE. It…

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Falsely Flagged As Phishing Website Revokes SSL / TLS Cert

CloudFlare SSL Certificate Revoked After Domain Falsely Flagged For Phishing

For the second time in close to a year our CloudFlare supplied SSL security certificate was revoked. Like the 1st time, the rat fink targeted CloudFlare who provides our primary transport layer encryption certificate. Fortunately for us, we have backup certs installed on our server and were able to successfully switch to them while CloudFlare verified our credentials with their certificate authority. The false claim was eventually resolved. It’s really this simple – eBayMotorsSucks.com domain is fair use of the eBay trade name. This website does not solicit donations, run…

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eBay And Member Security Still Does Not Compute

eBay And Member Security

Another dangerous eBay security vulnerability was recently discovered by researchers. This allows fraudsters using a highly advanced coding technique known as JSfuck, to install malware on unsuspecting members smartphones. We have been observing eBay security vulnerabilities back as far as 2004, examples are Here Here and Here. Why they allow this sloppy security is anyone’s best guess. But we believe profits trump good security. 😆 From arstechnica.com: eBay has no plans to fix a “severe” vulnerability that allows attackers to use the company’s trusted website to distribute malicious code and phishing pages,…

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eBay PayPal Face Federal Racketeering Lawsuit

eBay Inc & PayPal Face Federal Racketeering (RICO) Lawsuit

A civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) lawsuit against eBay and PayPal was filed in Federal Court (complaint copy) claiming eBay knowingly and deliberately facilitates, proliferates and profits from the ongoing sale of counterfeit and fake products on its website. From TheCounterfeitReport.com: RICO Allegations in the landmark case identify ongoing practices by the $18 billion e-commerce giant in aiding and profiting from the $1.7 trillion global counterfeit product industry. The sale of counterfeit products infringe on U.S. Trademarks, threaten the health and safety of consumers, and damage the economy. The infringing products…

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eBay SEO For Organic “FREE” Search Indexing

eBay SEO placement in organic search

Is it possible to Search Engine Optimize an eBay Sellers Listing so it is easily accessible via external Google or Bing organic (free) search? This topic has been been getting some attention lately, as some eBay sellers are concerned why their auctions and buy now listings are not appearing in Google search. eBay sellers item text descriptions are displayed on the seller’s item page. But are physically embedded in whats called an inline frame. This is what’s commonly referred to as an iFrame among seo’s. An iFrame is a web…

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Is eBay CEO John Donahoe Worth His Paycheck?

eBay CEO John Donahoe

Has John Donahoe Earned His Huge Paycheck As CEO Of eBay Inc? And does he deserve that humongous $23 Million Golden Handshake when leaving the eBay Marketplace? Lots of small perfectly good sellers who were suspended during John Donahoe’s big push to court name brands most likely don’t think so. How many small perfectly good eBay sellers lost their livelihood? Homes? Cars? Etc? when tossed out of eBay by John Donahoe? I used to think Meg Whitman was a bad CEO when she ignored the huge amount of car scams…

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