Attention - fraud on Ebay

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Attention - fraud on Ebay

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Few days ago one of our users sent us this link:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/223162428316
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We were very excited to know what this guy sells so purchased it:
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Here is the link:

https://drive.google.com/folderview?id= ... cCXx169gS4
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Just a link to Google Drive folder that contains 2 files, FORScan setup for v2.3.15 and 2.3.16:
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We have checked these files, as we thought they are cracked, repacked, infected etc - but NO, these are authentic FORScan setup files for versions 2.3.15 and 2.3.16 that can be easily downloaded from official site. Either we don't understand something, or this is the most stupid fraid we ever saw.

Just to remind, we don't sell anything on Ebay, either hardware or software.
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Post by Andyfocus »

it may be worth getting in contact with ebay and explaining what is happening and that you are the developer of the software , they will then remove his sale and possibly sanction his ebay account , the guy is probably a member on here so you may be able to find out who it is and take action yourself with the person if you already dont know who he is by the gmail account if he used the same email here .
i am the same as you just a forscan user still learning .
The search function is there for a reason use it.
no you can no longer pm me with your 1 or 0 posts so dont try.
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Re: Attention - fraud on Ebay

Post by E55EF »

Hi
Ive lodged a "Report item" with ebay based on this being Beta software as this is one of there rulings.

i dislike idiots making illegal profits on the back of someone else,s hard work :evil:

E55EF :geek:
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Re: Attention - fraud on Ebay

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Disgusting that someone tried to make money out of people’s hard work. I hope he’s shut down really quick :twisted:
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Re: Attention - fraud on Ebay

Post by Andyfocus »

thought id click the link again out of curiosity......

This listing was ended by the seller because the item is no longer available
i am the same as you just a forscan user still learning .
The search function is there for a reason use it.
no you can no longer pm me with your 1 or 0 posts so dont try.
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It’s bad tho. There’s so many people trying to sell diagnostic programs on eBay. Yet the majority are free to download and use anyway. Just sad that people will try anything to get your money
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Re: Attention - fraud on Ebay

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He can be sued under copy rights law, unlawfully sealing somebody else's produced, if its already been reported to ebay and if its been followed up, than ebay should take action on him..........
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Re: Attention - fraud on Ebay

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Yeah, that is crazy. I like the copy right reply. Good idea.
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Re: Attention - fraud on Ebay

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:oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: anyone pay for this is crazy
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Not condoning this 2 little bit , but you would be surprised how many people cannot even find free software on the internet ive been asked loads of times for links to foCCCus
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