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on 08-14-2012 10:57 AM
buy-it-now and make offer buttons on listing. sent seller offer on buying more than one qty at lower cost than the buy-it-now price. afterwards seller changed the buy-it-now to $6 more. what is this scam called? is this reportable. asked seller about doing this and seller denied but gave no explanation.
on 08-14-2012 11:06 AM
on 08-14-2012 11:06 AM
Scam? What scam?
The only policy violation here is you offering to buy items off eBay (your request for unlisted - i.e. multiple - items).
on 08-14-2012 11:00 AM
It's not a scam if you didn't pay.
No, it's not reportable.
The item is still the seller's until the hammer comes down - he can raise the price by $600 more if he wants.
on 08-14-2012 10:59 AM
if it was a buy it now they can jack up the price anytime they like to.
Move on find another seller of same item
on 08-14-2012 12:58 PM
The seller should be thanking you. Your lowball offer made him take another look at his item and realize that it was worth more than he thpught.
While he has undoubtedly put you on his BBL, you probably will make him a substantial profit.
on 08-14-2012 11:35 AM
"but gave no explanation."
That's because you are not entitled to one.
Find another seller as I'm sure this one has placed you on their blocked bidders list.
A scam would be if you paid for something and got nothing or you paid and got something totally inferior to what you thought you were buying. There was no scam here.