eBay Motors Is Revving Up On TV Running This Advertisement

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I’ve been seeing this video ad running in the USA network quite a bit lately. The ad is mostly pushing parts and accessories. “J Shia says when I need parts I can trust, I go to eBay Motors.” Personally, I had a negative experience buying a NOS ignition tumbler assembly on the motors site a while back. The part was not for cars with a…

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eBay Sued By Ina & David Steiner For Multiple RICO Statute Violations

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Back in June 2020, the FBI rounded up several former and current eBay employees that targeted the Steiner family that operates eCommercebytes a website that reports on eCommerce in general. They started their blog about the time I joined eBay and started selling used cars at the venue. eBay is well known for its glitches and other errors that Steiners reported. Their truthful reporting brought…

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Vehicle Scam Topics Overwhelming eBay Motors Community Forum

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Apparently motor-vehicle scam topics are overwhelming eBay Motors community forum. There’s not much motor-head chatter or questions about cars and car parts etc that would normally be found in an automotive forum. Management must be trying to limit the car scam questions by pinning this post to the top. Gone are the days when this forum was great! πŸ™„ The eBay Motors community forum over…

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Why Are Consumers Still Being Conned After All These Years?

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Taking a drive over to eBay’s Motors community forum today It’s mostly the same old whine about getting scammed. As it’s often said in the car business, theirs an ASS for every seat. Unfortunately with eCommerce today many fraud victims never get to sit in their new seat. eBay like Craigslist, Auto Trader, or any other websites is just a venue. Scammers have become clever…

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eBay Probing Visitors Computers Using Port Scans

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According to Forbes , eBay is snooping around their website visitors computers running port scans. Folks go to eBay to shop for whatever but as they surf the venue the venue is surfing into their customers private lives. This port scan activity is done even if you’re not signed in. Originally picked up by Charlie Belmer, who works on privacy and security for the privacy-focused…

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Used Car Scams Still Running Just Like In 2004

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A discussion about eBay Motors told of this guys Porsche 911 that a scammer had stolen his photos and description and listed it the motors venue. Guy goes on to say that the listing ran to it’s completion bringing 60k. As like back in 2004 when ebms was founded, eBay did absolutely nothing. Someone’s going to get phished out of their money! This is totally…

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What Happened To CarGiGi After Being Acquired By eBay?

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Car marketing platform CarGiGi was unknown to me until yesterday when another blogger mentioned it in an email. The domain who-is cargigi.com shows it’s owned by eBay Inc. However as of today the website URL is returning a 404 not found error. According to this TechCrunch article on 03/15/2016 eBay acquired CarGiGi to replace its Motors division’s Dealer Center. The company says that it’s interested…

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PayPal Sucks Still Up – Another Treasure Trove Of Dirty Laundry

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For some unknown reason, I popped paypalsucks.com into my web browser, and wallah. After all these years It’s still online. Wonder who screwed sellers the most, eBay or PayPal? Whois data shows it was registered in 2000 back when eBay was a hot subject! This brings me to the reason for this post. What to do with ebaymotorssucks.com? I honestly have no desire to keep…

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As eBay Marketplace Rots Execs Dump StubHub Raising Needed Cash

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As eBay Marketplace Rots execs this week dumped StubHub generating much needed cash. It’s absolutely mind blowing that corporate execs totally wrecked this once top brand name. Used merchandise was once eBay’s niche market that nobody could compete with. Execs threw it all away chasing Amazon’s tail. As long as I’ve been watching eBay’s marketplace rot away, it’s doubtful it can ever be revived. πŸ˜₯…

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How To Leave Deserved Negative eBay Feedback Without Removal

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How To Leave Deserved Negative eBay Feedback. A lot has changed with eBay in the 20+ years since Doc started selling used cars on the platform. Feedback was the cornerstone back then, but since then is alleged to be manipulated. This blog post is about buying automobiles on eBay motors. It’s also about how to leave justified negative feedback if the seller lies or the…

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Never Ending eBay Glitches Killing Market Share As Sellers Give Up

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Never Ending eBay Glitches are killing the once eCommerce giant market share as fed up sellers throw in the towel. It’s always something mucked up with listing or attempting to make a sale. This seller is complaining about a clothing size glitch requiring manual updating of thousands of eBay listings. It’s just glitch after eBay glitch to deal with! From the above videos comments: I…

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eBay Shakeup As CEO Resigns Company Considers Asset Sale

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An eBay shakeup has execs considering selling off it’s assets, and it’s CEO suddenly steps down. Doc has to wonder if years of distrust has finally done the once wunderkind of eCommerce in. Whatever happened to the good old fun profitable days! πŸ˜₯ From CNBC: eBay announced Wednesday that Devin Wenig is stepping down as president and CEO and the company is moving forward with…

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