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false bidding

item started at 1pence put in bid and within minute two bids where put in from him or a friend it looked so obviouse as they were private?

this should be looked into by ebay to see if true.

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Community Member
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Registered: ‎10-02-2011
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@grip353

 

Shill bidding generally involves a bidder placing bids up to the nax left by a genuine bidder & then cancelling their last bid so the genuine bidder pays the maximum amount.......this does not sound like what happened here....more like buyers saw an item starting at 1p & took a chance

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Registered: ‎26-01-2009
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What should be looked into?

 

Shill bidding @ 1p doubtful.