[time-nuts] ***SPAM*** Re: Errors on HP 58503A GPS time & frequency reference receiver bought from yixunhk.
albertson.chris at gmail.com
Sat Dec 13 11:59:44 EST 2014
Did you file a "not as described" dispute with eBay? They take those
On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 4:02 AM, Mike Cook <michael.cook at sfr.fr> wrote:
> I personally have found eBay notably unhelpful in cases where illegal or
> unethical practice are reported.
> As an example, four or five years ago I found a Spanish seller selling a
> lens I have in my collection, same serial number, same photo that appeared
> on eBay when I bought it some months previously . I reported it to the
> Spanish police and to ebay. Result a couple of mails thanking me for
> reporting it, then zip. The same item was on sale for more than a month
> after I reported it. I had the same weak response on the occasions where I
> have detected and reported « shilling » practices. Let us know if you have
> more luck.
> > Le 13 déc. 2014 à 11:36, Dr. David Kirkby (Kirkby Microwave Ltd) <
> drkirkby at kirkbymicrowave.co.uk> a écrit :
> > On 13 December 2014 at 05:13, Peter <timenut at exemail.com.au> wrote:
> >> On 12 December 2014 at 08:31, Dr. David Kirkby wrote:
> >>> This has been reported to eBay by telephone, reported to the police,
> and I will soon create a case on
> >>> eBay, and report it as a fake. I have a crime reference number from
> the police.
> >>> Unlike others, I *am* going to do something about this scam, rather
> than just get my money back and
> >>> let the problem persist for others.
> >> It's great that you have generously decided to help expose the scams of
> yixunhk, particularly considering the time and effort involved. I am sure
> that many, especially time-nuts, will be grateful. Of course, yixunhk's
> HP-equipment rebirthing scams are not confined to the HP 58503A/B models -
> but your reporting to eBay should nevertheless also help expose yixunhk's
> other scams.
> >> Peter
> > Thank you Peter.
> > I find it odd that so many time-nuts appear to be aware of this scam,
> > but have done little or nothing about it.
> > I don't know if this is a "British thing" to want to report such
> > practices, but we do have a few TV programs where reporters have
> > exposed scammers. e.g.
> > "Coyboy Builders"
> > http://www.channel5.com/shows/cowboy-builders
> > "You've Been Scammed"
> > http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b017k60v
> > In contrast, it seems many time-nuts are aware yixunhk is selling
> > counterfeit items, several have fallen victim to it, but few if any
> > have done done anything about it. I find that quite strange myself.
> > Dave
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