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We Saw a Truck for Sale, and the Seller Wanted Us To Buy It Through eBay With Gift Cards. Is This a Scam?
Joe in Georgia asks: "We saw a Toyota truck for sale for $1,000. When we inquired, they said that they were going through eBay to protect us and them. eBay invoiced through email. The email requires us to buy five $200 eBay cards, email them the pictures [of the gift cards] with ID and they will deliver the truck. Does eBay do business like this?"