More EBay Fake Bidding Wars

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I think it's safe to say EBay has a bit of a problem where insanely high fake bids are concerned. From this mornings listings....

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There is a theory circulating that claims the bidders in these cases are actually established EBay members who think they've spotted a scam auction, and so register anonymously to place stupidly high bids - at which point, they ruin the auction and cancel their sock-puppet accounts. Upon closer investigation though, the auctions didn't seem any different to any other auctions on EBay.

The plot thickens...

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