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How can I contact eBay for a fake item? I don't have a phone # that will work, nor an email. And, the seller won't respond.
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Registered: ‎04-18-2011

How can I contact eBay for a fake item?
I don't have a phone # that will work, nor an email.
And, the seller won't respond.

Other Answers: 7
sbm-ventures
Community Member
Posts: 5,384
Registered: ‎08-16-2007
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in reply to brooksrob5

Ebay won't do anything at this late date, fake or not. Save your time you won't get anywhere.

jsrmcr2012
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Posts: 1,528
Registered: ‎06-01-2011
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in reply to brooksrob5

Next to each item on the listing is a "report" link. Scroll through the various violations to find the right one and send the report to eBay. 

Good luck :-)

fossil_diver
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Posts: 5,013
Registered: ‎10-21-2010
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in reply to brooksrob5

Your wasting your time with ebay regarding this item. The only thing you may be able to do is open a civil suit in court. And that's a big maybe. Be prepared to hire a lawyer and overpaid "experts" to testify that the item is fake and you will probably have to hold the hearing in the sellers jurisdiction. Unless it's a very valuable work of art or something similar it would be a total waste of time and money to pursue a suit. If it was me I would just chalk up the loss as tuition to the ebay school of business. Next time do your homework better before you buy.

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Posts: 2
Registered: ‎04-18-2011
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in reply to brooksrob5

This is something I purchased last Sept. 2012, and therefore can't "open a case" in the resolution center.

 

I was hoping to find an eBay email that I could reply to, in order to just get the ball rolling.

kraloe
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Posts: 45,230
Registered: ‎05-11-2005
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in reply to brooksrob5

You"contact" about this by going to the Resolution Center and filing a dispute.

kraloe
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Posts: 45,230
Registered: ‎05-11-2005
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in reply to brooksrob5

There is nothing eBay will do. This is so far past the Buyer Protection timeframe that this ball has no chance of movement at all.

jsrmcr2012
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Posts: 1,528
Registered: ‎06-01-2011
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in reply to brooksrob5

Is this something you purchased or just saw listed? If you already bought, you can request the personal contact information for the seller. 

 

I apologize for assuming it was only a listing you viewed. I would open a case if you bought a fake as suggested.