Snaring the scammers

Monday, 9 May 2005, 4:43 AM EST

One auction customer who'd had enough set out to catch a crook.

Psst! Buddy, have I got a deal for you!" Such was the offer that triggered a personal crusade to find an online auction fraudster.

As a long-time computer journalist and auction buff, Paul Zucker has seen his share of internet scams. But one email from a new eBay "friend" annoyed him so much, Zucker decided to fight back.

By Nicole Manktelow at The Age.

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