Re: [Classicrendezvous] Re: EBay Shenanigans - Beware


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Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2000 17:24:18 -0700
From: John <bikehunt@pacbell.net>
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Re: EBay Shenanigans - Beware
To: PeterGrenader <peterg@ixpres.com>, Donald Dundee <rebour@hotmail.com>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <F125N4CxpAOAkK5LqN30000e215@hotmail.com> <39F605E4.4127D8A4@ixpres.com>


Further update:

Bidding improprieties have been discovered by ebay and all improper bids have been cancelled. Bid is back down to $456.00. Let's hope they suspend this vermin.

John Dunn


----- Original Message -----
From: PeterGrenader
To: Donald Dundee
Cc:
Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2000 2:57 PM
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Re: EBay Shenanigans - Beware



> Further update: I wrote this guy and he admitted, with tons of attitude along
> with it, that '1woeman' is in fact his dad in Austin and he was intentionally
> trying to jack the price up. I believe this is against eBay's guidelines.
>
> Could someone verify this before I make a formal complaint?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Peter Grenader
> Smell A.
>
> Donald Dundee wrote:
>
> > There is a pretty nice DeRosa on Ebay, item number 475626185. Worth, in my
> > guess, about $900 tops. However, I looked at the bid history and something
> > struck me kinda funny. The current bidder, "hoelman", has the price up to
> > around $1100. Prior to his bid, "1woeman" jacked the bid 8 times after
> > "1woeman", to the current price. Prior to this, "hoelman" was outbid several
> > times by "1woeman".
> >
> > so, I checked both the seller "cjbuilder" and "1woeman". Although they live
> > in two different cities in the southwest, they both have the same last name,
> > "Sowers".
> >
> > Sounds very fishy.
> >
> > Nice bike, but unscrupulous behavior may prevail.
> >
> > Ken Denny
> > Boston, MA