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Google Chromecast eBay Scammers

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So I was looking for Google Chromecast on eBay on Saturday and came across a seller in China with the Chromecast 2 for £2.99 including delivery. They were also selling CCTV DVDR camera systems (4 came… Read More
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7m, 4w agoPosted 7 months, 4 weeks ago
So I was looking for Google Chromecast on eBay on Saturday and came across a seller in China with the Chromecast 2 for £2.99 including delivery. They were also selling CCTV DVDR camera systems (4 cameras) for £9.99 amongst other equally cheap prices for Android boxes.

Obviously, too good to be true, so I wouldn't purchase any items off them, and sure enough the next day they were no longer a registered seller. But you could see they had sold hundreds of them in the space of less than 24 hours.

There are currently a couple of sellers again with too good to be true prices on Google Chromecast, and have sold large amounts.

Now, I know eBay should refund all those buyers that have been duped, and the seller accounts are probably hijacked accounts. And I assume the sellers quickly withdraw the PayPal money (probably using an hijacked PayPal account).

So is it eBay/PayPal that looses all that money?

And I was amazed that so many people purchased items, and many of them experienced buyers, judging by their feedback scores.
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7m, 4w agoPosted 7 months, 4 weeks ago
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#1
greed always win. I stay away from price glitches here as well. Just too much hassle in the end
as most times its cancelled.

Paypal holds the funds for a while so Im not sure how they profit from the scams unless they hope no one complains.
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the amount of over capasity in china's factories is crazy. it might have been a unbranded chrome cast. if they sell it directly from the factory they are probably making as much as Google would pay them per unit. about 10 years ago I bought a Chinese version of the very first iphone for £40 for that time it was amazing and half the size of a legit iphone

https://zerointeractive.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/200921523404845426.jpg
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I bought a Nokia n95 long time ago at a price too good to be true, on ebay from China which was fake. PayPal refunded all my money back after some time of making starting a dispute.

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