Attn eBay Users: Beware of ‘Shill Bidders’ Driving Up Prices

Online scammers are driving up the prices of items listed on eBay via "shill bids," and they're charging as little as $5 for the sketchy service, according to CIO.com blogger Bill Snyder.
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San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.