I almost lost a Nikon D850 to a scam on eBay ...

ELI WOHL, PETAPIXEL:

This is the story of how I recently almost lost a Nikon D850 DSLR to a scam on eBay. Scammers are now targeting higher value eBay sales with fake PayPal phishing emails.

When it comes to buying and selling goods and services on the Internet today, the options are endless. The market that was once dominated by the likes of eBay and Craigslist is now seeing a surge of new options. Facebook now contains a marketplace and groups through which you can buy and sell goods and services with zero selling fees other than the standard PayPal fees on invoiced transactions. 

But what has kept eBay afloat despite its hefty selling fees is the auction option and belief that they are a safe platform for both buyers and sellers alike – but are they?

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