Last Updated on 7/31/2006 by bidz
Tom Sanders in California
vnunet.com 01 Aug 2006
“Online scammers have turned to automated bots to create Ebay accounts with a positive feedback record, reports security vendor Fortinet.
…The bogus accounts typically sell virtual items such as wall papers and e-books through a “buy it now” auction for 1 cent and no shipping costs. Those items are then bought by another fraudulent Ebay account, all in an automated fashion.”