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Identity theft leads list of consumer fraud complaints

...far exceeding gripes about Internet auctions and services. Of the 204...complaints were problems with Internet auctions (10 percent), involving goods...Identity theft (42 percent) 2. Internet auctions (10 percent) 3. Internet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/24/bus_334563.shtml
Business
EBay task force keeps Internet auctions on the level

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Thurman Munson, the great Yankee catcher, was killed in a plane crash in 1979. Bobby Brown became president of the American League in 1984. A baseball with the seal of President Brown and the signature of Munson is impossible, but that's exactly what some guy was trying to sell through the online auctioneer eBay Inc.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/20/tec_278767.shtml
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Number of identity theft complaints double last year

...enforcement and consumer groups. Gripes about fraud in Internet auctions ranked No. 2 and accounted for 13 percent of complaints...Commission in 2002: Identity theft, 43 percent Internet auctions, 13 percent Internet services and computer complaints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/23/liv_365983.shtml
Life & style
Identity theft, Internet-related fraud top consumers' complaints

...was growing about online transactions of any kind. Internet auctions represented 15 percent of the complaints, while...complaints in 2003 include: -Identity theft. -Internet auctions. -Shop-at-home/catalog sales. -Internet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/23/fin_401985.shtml
Finance
Internet auction sites connect with massive marketplace

...says Leslie Leber. "We were hearing about (Internet auctions), so we thought, let's get a computer and see...people around here may not be interested, but (Internet auctions) make it so you can reach people in Missouri...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/21/tec_256902.shtml
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Experts urge 'buyer beware' when visiting auction sites

...look beyond the raw numbers," said Ina Steiner, the editor of Auctionbytes.com, an online magazine devoted to Internet auctions. With every online auction transaction, buyers and sellers can give each other either positive, negative or neutral...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/19/bus_437541.shtml
Business
Caveat emptor

...they manage to get ripped off. With the advent of Internet auctions, unwary Americans are being scammed in greater numbers...received more than 10,000 complaints relating to Internet auctions, a figure that is probably conservative because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/08/11/op_318351.shtml
Opinion columns
Going once, going twice in cyberspace

...from consigning works valued at $300 or more to Internet auctions run by any other company. As might be expected...under fire for requiring dealers to commit to its Internet auctions within a week of receiving the company's offer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/28/tec_254796.shtml
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Online auctions hooks collectors

...United States." Think of it as a high-tech twist to the age-old process of haggling and bargain-hunting. Internet auctions are offering growing ranks of devotees a new way to exchange merchandise for money. To buyers, these auctions resemble...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/26/tec_221272.shtml
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Monster yard sale

...Bolin Marketing Group, Snelling, S.C. HOURS: Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. DETAILS/DIRECTIONS: www.srscro.org CONTACT INFO: (803) 541-7070 or bmgsales@barnwellsc.com INTERNET AUCTIONS: www.govdeals.com

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-06-22/monster-yard-sale
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