• CRIME On eBay

  • By: Michael Ford
  • Narrated by: Jane Wells
  • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 09-17-12
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Elite Minds Inc
  • 3 out of 5 stars 3.2 (5 ratings)

Regular price: $19.95

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Publisher's Summary

Stop taking chances when you buy or sell on eBay.
The Internet can be a dangerous place, especially where money changes hands. Right this minute there are many criminals planning scams to con innocent people out of their hard earned dollars. At least one of them just posted an auction to eBay.
Don't Be One Of Their Victims!
Crime On eBay explains how scams on eBay work and how you can easily avoid them. Once you are aware of a scam, it stands out like a sore thumb. You are in trouble if you don't know what to look for. Even the most intelligent and careful person can fall victim to a well crafted scam. Learn to trade in safety.
eBay is a great place to buy and sell, but it can be a minefield if you do not know what to watch out for.
This book may save you thousands of dollars and it will surely make you a more educated eBay member. If it only saves you from being scammed once, it is well worth avoiding the headache and frustration.
I have used eBay since 1998 and I check my favorite categories every day. I will continue to use it because I know what to look for and how to tread safely through the sometimes dangerous waters of Internet commerce.
Many of the same scams used on eBay are used on other websites, through the mail, and even in newspaper classifieds. Once you see how these scams work on eBay, you can apply the same knowledge to any website, any buyer, any seller.

Learn how to gain the most from eBay and PayPal without becoming a victim
Understand why eBay and PayPal do things like they do
Learn what to do if your account is hijacked
Learn how to recover your money or goods if you are the victim of fraud
Learn how to use the local police, FBI, Attorney General, and other agencies
Learn to spot Phishing emails easily and find out about a special free tool that will protect you from bad websites
Understand how criminal organizations use auctions and victimize others
Review nearly 200 of the most common scams, from the laughable to the dangerous
Learn to spot hijacked accounts, dishonest sellers, and auctions that you simply want to avoid
Learn the most important steps everyone should take to protect themselves when using eBay and PayPal as well as the Internet
This audio book also includes these bonus special reports that go in depth on specific topics which are high crime areas. They reveal techniques used by scammers to steal thousands of dollars from a single individual. Don't let that individual be you, find out how these scams work and how you can protect yourself:

Real Estate Scams Fraud Report
Collectables Fraud Report
Event Ticket Fraud Report
Vehicle Fraud Report
Work At Home-Get Rich Schemes Fraud Report
This book is a must have for every eBay user and should be required reading before buying or selling anyting on the site.
©2012 Elite Minds Inc (P)2012 Elite Minds Inc
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Customer Reviews

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2 out of 5 stars
By Willem B on 08-11-16

meh. repetitive and self promoting. limited value

it was a really hard slog listening to this book. the first part covers the obvious and sounds like an eBay users guide documenting every button. the meat of the book can be summed up in a few paragraphs which amount to normal prudence. the rest is a repetitive set of get-this or get-that promoting his web site. I'll never get that time back. I didn't really learn anything new.

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4 out of 5 stars
By NOYB on 08-26-13

Take a look at the reviews of this book on Amazon.

Where does CRIME On eBay rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I learned a lot.

What did you like best about this story?

It was written by a lawyer.

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

There were rare problems. My machine? The recording? The narrator?

What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

Too many to list.

Any additional comments?

Extremely well informed, but didn't mention details such as eBay owns PayPal. Didn't come out with all the information to protect the ethical seller.

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