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'''Shill bidding''' is "when a seller has someone associated with the seller places a bid that would artificially increase the price or interest in the item."<ref>Crawford v. Consumer Depot, Inc., Case No. 05C-3242, Memorandum and Order (Tenn. App. Ct. Dec. 8, 2009).</ref>
'''Shill bidding''' is when fraudulent [[seller]]s or their partners, known as “shills,” bid on a [[seller]]s’ items on an [[online auction]] to drive up the price.
 
   
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Revision as of 07:05, 5 January 2010

Shill bidding is "when a seller has someone associated with the seller places a bid that would artificially increase the price or interest in the item."[1]

References

  1. Crawford v. Consumer Depot, Inc., Case No. 05C-3242, Memorandum and Order (Tenn. App. Ct. Dec. 8, 2009).