10 Years Watching eBay Car Scams & Auction Fraud

Medved eBay Auction Chart 03/05/2007

Summary of 10 years watching eBay Auction Fraud and Used Car Scams. Buyers and Sellers were conned out of their money by slick talking fraudsters and bad sellers. These observations destroyed buyer and seller trust and well established community values. It is Doc’s belief, had Meg Whitman taken a stand against fraud and misrepresentation back in eBay’s early days, they could have nipped their auction fraud problem in the bud. But obviously corporate insiders were more interested in stuffing their pockets full of cash. Rather than working on long-term-goals that…

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JavaScript XSS Cross Site Scripting Redirect Caught On Screen 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 to a hacked website. Phishing Fraud and Identity Theft can then occur! Fraudsters hack a website and create a directory just above it’s public root. They then upload their scripts and images etc. Then plant their sucker bait and wait for a victim to swallow the hook. I know we have been reporting this kind of phishing fraud for more years than i can count. In our archives there are several other…

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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 this 2010 Audi A5 2.0L Quattro that just smells phishey (251293192571). Next is this 2006 BMW X5 4.8is that’s bargain priced at only $11,800 by 56lavage (271226527725). Next is this 2007 Toyota Tundra CrewMax for only $13,800 by tress541 (251293143848). Next is this 2008 Ford Super Duty F-250 Lariat a…

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ZERO Feedback Seller eBay Car Scams 06/04/2013

eBay ZERO Feedback Car Seller Fraud ~ Don't Loose Your Money AND Get Phished At The Same Time!

Here is a good video lineup of suspected car scams for today We start with this 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4×4 for sale by ssg205 for $21,500 (221236015577). Next is this 2008 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE for only $9,000 by uiop46q (281117032232). Next is this 2010 Toyota Prius that looks legitimate – but it’s owner is in Florida not Brooklyn NY as advertised. It is offered by sharr99 (330934677616). Next is this 2008 GMC Sierra pickup offered by ther44 (271217455237). And last is this 2007 GMC Sierra…

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How eBay TRS Seller StupidToy99 Lost $8500

How StupidToy99 Lost $8500 On An eBay Motors Car Scam

Looks like that old eBay XSS Cross Site Scripting Redirect snagged another victim. $8,500 is a lot of money to lose. Cover your butt and be sure a deal is for real! Don’t become another victim of Internet Phishing Fraud! “From this eBay Motors Post: An eBay shooting star TRS power seller stupidtoy99 lost $8500 on an apparently bogus eBay Motors car listing.” In Dec. I bought a car on ebay.Turns out it was a fake listing with fake payment info (I was on WWW.EBAY.COM) Apparently ebay & my computer…

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BestAtvStore.com XSS Cross Site Scripting Fraud

best atv store fraud video

This poster on eBay’s Motors Forums claimed he was redirected to www.bestatvstore.com after clicking on an eBay internal link. That sounds like another eBay XSS Redirect that has been uncorrected for many years. Hey John Bodine.. Why don’t you post in one of your eBay forums “we heard you and have fixed that redirect vulnerability.” Watch that post go Poof! LOL!! Actually today a Google Safe Browsing look up on eBay.com showed 74 Scripting Exploits, and 3 Trojans. And this US-Cert Vulnerability Note VU#808921 warns of this scripting vulnerability: eBay contains a…

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eBay XSS Redirect Scam Caught On Screen Video

eBay XSS Redirect Security Vulnerability

Watch as this Chevy Tahoe eBay listing redirects me off of eBay Motors to a fraudster controlled website, where someone’s Identity and Money will be stolen! In order to capture this scam on screen video Doc used his Blackberry as an IP Modem to slow the action down. Normally the second you enter the hacked eBay listing you would be swept away without a clue. That is unless you are watching your web browser’s URL Window! eBay is without a doubt NOT SAFE! These redirect scams have been going on at least…

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