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ebay linking to unknown account

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by haki_master, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. haki_master

    haki_master Regular Member

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    Here is an intriguing story with ebay.I run plenty of stealth accounts so i know how to handle them and all that stuff related to them so they run smoothly.Recently when i listed a usual item (have sold before this item with other accounts without a problem) they removed my listing after 2 days and here is the important part of the message i received from them.

    "[FONT=Arial, Verdana]Based on your account information and activity, it looks like user ID xxxxx is associated with your account. This usually indicates that both accounts belong to the same person. At this time, you won't be able to sell any additional items with this account because your other account is restricted or otherwise not meeting minimum seller standards."

    I have replaced the ebay id with xxxxx for obvious reasons.Ok here is the catch , i dont know that account id.How can they link me based on my account info to an account id i dont even know.If it was one of mine stealth accounts that i own and they linked to that i would say ok it makes sense but this doesnt at all.

    I must say ebay is so messed up sometimes , imagine you run a real account on your name with thousand feedback and suddenly they do this linking to an unknown account and suspend your real account, this is so messed up.

    Let me know your inputs here or if anything similar happened to you , thanks.

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  2. shaddelick

    shaddelick Regular Member

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    That is down right peculiar. Maybe someone used an old IP, phone number, name, or address you used? At any rate, this is no excuse for ebay to react so rash. This worries me
     
  3. Caesar7

    Caesar7 Junior Member

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    eBay is an unpredictable animal and one needs to be unpredictable with it. One reason why my sales are based on
    stealth accounts. eBay is a game of cat and mouse.
     
  4. haki_master

    haki_master Regular Member

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    Ip no way because i use home ip which is dynamic so everytime i restart router it gives me new ip.Name address are fake , phone number i doubt it as i use a forwarding service.Anyways i searched over the account that they linked me to and it seems it is from same country , different city and was registered on february 2012 with 0 feedback, when mine was registered on february 2013.

    I totally agree with you
     
  5. ultra2207

    ultra2207 Newbie

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    Happened to my buddy not long ago. He has a legit huge feedback account that he's been using for years. One day out of nowhere they dropped his top rated status and made him below standard because he was linked to an account that was below standard. He had never seen the account name that he was supposedly linked to. He called eBay and they unlinked them right away and he was top rated again.




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  6. Caesar7

    Caesar7 Junior Member

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    yeah guys do not let this monopoly affect you personally. eBay will ruin your business model if they get a chance so do
    not bet on one account forever. Make your money ---> Cash out ----> move on.
     
  7. whitewizard123

    whitewizard123 Newbie

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    Hi, I am new to this and I have also received the same message. Every Item I list is removed straight away. Unfortunately I don't have the stealth accounts. Is there anyone that could show me or teach me how to use this I have heard a lot of people talking about them and I think its time I started to learn. Any help would be much appreciated!! :)
     
  8. whitewizard123

    whitewizard123 Newbie

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    Hi Caesar, how do you work your stealth accounts I literally cant find any info on how to use them or work them?
     
  9. bobobagins

    bobobagins Registered Member

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    you might want to call ebay and tell them that is not you that might lift the linking
     
  10. john 316

    john 316 Registered Member

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    im guessing that you used an old ip that some one else used
     
  11. ilikakikien

    ilikakikien Newbie

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    Mostly likely they track the IP address