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Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:32 pm
by Grant_C

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:09 am
by lejackal
The top link looks like the listing has been pulled so I’d say you were correct

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 2:12 pm
by indianawars
It was basically a carbin copy of the original listing, but in English. Scumbag! Well spotted, sir :D It was on a 24-hour auction, which could of easily duped many people. How secure is the new eBay payment system, I wonder? Paying into someone's bank account might cause problems with getting your money back.

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Sat May 01, 2021 10:44 am
by StarWarsFan
Grant_C wrote:
Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:32 pm
This:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/154433619401

looks a bit like a UK version of this:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Star-Wars-Vi ... 7675.l2557
Good work mate.

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Sat May 01, 2021 11:24 pm
by Grant_C
lejackal wrote:
Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:09 am
The top link looks like the listing has been pulled so I’d say you were correct
I reported it with all of the flags

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 6:01 pm
by Grant_C

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 6:02 pm
by StarWarsFan
Grant_C wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 6:01 pm
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174758179773

Back again
Oh dear!

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Wed May 05, 2021 10:31 pm
by stu70
There's a whole load of stuff being listed through that account, probably hacked, watches, guitars, iMacs, high end bikes as well as a children's playground and two fork lift trucks! plus another couple of other Star Wars items.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Star-Wars-co ... 4758179731

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174758182992 ... Sw4sdgknA1

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 2:29 pm
by StarWarsFan
£3,049.00 :shock:

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 2:05 am
by Grant_C
Pro-tip-

if your going into a £3k bidding war, check the feedback for negative reviews.......

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 2:05 am
by Grant_C
Looks like Shill bidding any way.

Shill bidders- come from the same gene as ugraders.

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 1:37 pm
by StarWarsFan
Grant_C wrote:
Fri May 07, 2021 2:05 am
Looks like Shill bidding any way.

Shill bidders- come from the same gene as ugraders.
Also the winning bidder has 0 feedback hmmm.

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 6:20 pm
by indianawars
I've just checked out his feedback :? Lord have mercy, seems as though people have lost thousands! Let's hope they get their money back. Must be a very stressful situation for those involved. So this new eBay bank transfer thing; I'd imagine the funds are held in a eBay bank account first before being forwarded on to the seller? I can't see eBay missing out on rewarding themselves financially with interest using our money. So, refunding people should be pretty straight forward :roll:

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Fri May 07, 2021 7:49 pm
by StarWarsFan
indianawars wrote:
Fri May 07, 2021 6:20 pm
I've just checked out his feedback :? Lord have mercy, seems as though people have lost thousands! Let's hope they get their money back. Must be a very stressful situation for those involved. So this new eBay bank transfer thing; I'd imagine the funds are held in a eBay bank account first before being forwarded on to the seller? I can't see eBay missing out on rewarding themselves financially with interest using our money. So, refunding people should be pretty straight forward :roll:
Lets hope so. What I can't understand is why people would bid that sort of money when someone has such bad feedback.

Re: Possible Sandcrawler Fraud

Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 2:10 pm
by StarWarsFan