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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to eBay, Fifth Edition by Michael Miller

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Chapter 2. Protecting Yourself on eBay

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Protecting Yourself from Phishing Scams

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Protecting Yourself Against Fraudulent Sellers

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Protecting Yourself Against Fraudulent Buyers

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eBay is a marketplace like any other; it just happens to be online. And, like any other marketplace, not everyone in the marketplace is always on the up and up. Yes, eBay goes to great lengths to protect you while you’re on its site, but there will always be a few scammers and fraudsters intent on bilking you out of your money.

This chapter is all about protecting yourself from these scammers and fraudsters who manage to get past eBay’s built-in protections. ...

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