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Screwed? Used same wifi to log into suspended eBay account with new account.

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by Dextroamphetamine, Oct 27, 2014.

  1. Dextroamphetamine

    Dextroamphetamine Newbie

    Aug 14, 2014
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    I have an eBay account from 2006 that I sold about 100 items on. In 2011 it got restricted for below standards and I stopped using eBay. I moved 1200 miles a way from home a year a go and in August I started a new account and a new PayPal account. Between my old eBay/PayPal account and my new ones, the only information that matches is my name. Everything else is new info; address, phone, credit card, and bank account. I sold two items in September and the new account wasn't suspended or linked to my old account as far as I know. When setting up the new account, I first used my phones data to log into my old account to see what information was on there. Today, I was curious if I could lift those restrictions, but I accidentally didn't tiurn off the phones wifi and I logged into my old account on the apartment complexes public wifi that I also use with my new eBay account and computer.

    Qustion is, do you guys think my new account will be flagged and connected with the old account? Or is there anything I could do to relieve the situation?
  2. Pendalum

    Pendalum Newbie

    Apr 17, 2013
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    Just say you got hacked that all you have to say.

    Phones data connection always changes the IP address.
    On Your Wifi change your IP by switching your MAC address. :D

    To be safe ... go login on a friends PC to clarify you got "hacked" ....

    STAUNCH Junior Member

    Mar 16, 2013
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    Or you can phone call eB's customer service and ask if you're linked with some other account, because you think that you've been "hacked".

    Yeah, I know that usually it's not recommended to call the reps, no matter what, to save for a long time the acc, but this way'll be sure that you can continue using your acc or not (if it's not worth continuing with it).
  4. WoosterOh

    WoosterOh Junior Member

    Mar 29, 2008
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    Wont get flagged. I have an account that lost its Buyer Protection, I registered a new account, same PayPal and log into both for 18 months, one still has no Buyer Protection while newer one does.