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05 Mar, 2001
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Seiko watches - Beware shill bidders
If you are looking for the latest Seiko watches, you will find them on offer from sellers in Thailand and Singapore. If you examine the bidding patterns, you'll also find that these are carefully constructed shill bids - that is, where a seller has friends or alternative IDs bidding up on items to ensure they reach the desired price. The pattern is for a bidder of low feedback to place several consecutive bids on the item, then drop off to allow the real bidders to outbid each other. If the p...