EBay Bidder Lost Auction Second Chance To Buy Scam
If you have lost an EBay bid on an item and contacted afterwards via e-mail by someone, telling you that you have a second chance to buy the same item and asked to wire the money to a bank outside of the United States, this maybe a scam. EBay bidders are warned to be careful when they are asked to wire money to bank accounts outside of the United States, instead of using PayPal.
Here is a ABC video of man who lost an EBay bid on an item and was almost scammed, after receiving fake EBay e-mail messages claiming that he had a second chance to buy the same item:
If you are not able to view the video, you can read the story at ABC news website by clicking here.
This man was smart enough to contact EBay when he was told to wire the money to a bank in London. If something seems suspicious on EBay, always contact them for verification.
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