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Old 11-17-2019, 03:32 PM   #1
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https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Century-W...UAAOSwKOpdsVO4

scamming pieces of crap.

if enough people report them to ebay maybe they'll go away.

shocking how ebay allows them to continue to trade.
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Old 11-17-2019, 03:56 PM   #2
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mmmm picture is crap. so wonder if its a cheap postage stamp/amercom model and seller has got wrong brand? how much are CW 1/144 BBs???


just tried to send seller a message. this is what I got.


Unfortunately, due to the high volume of messages this seller has received, they are unable to respond to your question right now. We suggest reviewing the item again to see if your answer is in the seller's listing.
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Old 11-17-2019, 04:12 PM   #3
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Unfortunately, due to the high volume of messages this seller has received, they are unable to respond to your question right now. We suggest reviewing the item again to see if your answer is in the seller's listing.
This is 100% a sign that the seller is a scammer (on top of his abysmal feedback). The real shock is that ebay tolerates them, and, frankly, supports them.

There's another guy on ebay usa who regularly sells old speccast crap as 'museum quality' bla bla bla for $300+. same 'can't respond' bull****. ebay is rich enough they dont need these absolute bottom feeders. and, yet, they are there.

i hope everybody reading this realizing that the century wings description is not in error - it's an out and out scam that somebody (a seller registered in australia with a california address) is consciously doing.
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This is 100% a sign that the seller is a scammer (on top of his abysmal feedback). The real shock is that ebay tolerates them, and, frankly, supports them.

There's another guy on ebay usa who regularly sells old speccast crap as 'museum quality' bla bla bla for $300+. same 'can't respond' bull****. ebay is rich enough they dont need these absolute bottom feeders. and, yet, they are there.

i hope everybody reading this realizing that the century wings description is not in error - it's an out and out scam that somebody (a seller registered in australia with a california address) is consciously doing.
I'm a big time buyer and seller on eBay. I have been since 2007. I'm very surprised that eBay does tolerate that. As far as I'm aware,they are very strict and any dodgy dealings they will deal with ferociously. So I'm surprised in the least. Maybe contact customer services and mention this ebayer to them and they'll probably dig deeper into his transactions/dealings.
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Old 11-17-2019, 04:57 PM   #5
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As far as I'm aware,they are very strict and any dodgy dealings they will deal with ferociously.
ebay's tolerance of outright criminal activity by high volume sellers is well documented. it protects them with negative feedback delays, this nonsense 'high volume of emails sorry can't respond' and other perks. plus, as high volume sellers they pay lower fees. it's really disgusting.
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Oh this is the least of it. I ran an ebay business specializing in fur coats that I sold on consignment for a time and one of my biggest market of competitors were sellers based in china who routinely sold fake furs for anywhere between $25-$100 but they advertised them as real. Shameful policy. Ebay never stepped in and stopped them. Even when I discovered that they were stealing pictures from other sellers (including some of mine) and complained about it, ebay took no action. And these knock offs exist in every corner of the market on ebay from A-Z
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Old 11-19-2019, 03:52 AM   #7
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This is clearly a case of spamming a known brands name in the title so that their item shows up in more searches. Read the description, by PLAYMAKER TOYS.

And for crying out loud, it's £22, common sense would tell you it's not CW and it even looks like a pull back toy in any case.

Not a scammer, just a time waster.
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