EBAY 2nd chance offer.

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  1. Today I received an email from the seller who offered me for a second chance offer. I'm not sure if its a scammed. This is what the email reads:

    Good news! The following eBay item on which you placed a bid is again available for purchase at your last bid amount!
    Item name: Genuine Chanel Beige Classic Double Flap Soulder bag
    Item number: 150064302364

    Second Chance Offer
    Dear eBay member i have made you this Second Chance Offer because the high bidder was either unable to complete the transaction.
    The selling of this item through Second Chance Offer is in compliance with eBay policy; you will be able to exchange feedback with me and will be eligible for all eBay services associated with a transaction,such as fraud protection eBay does not charge an Insertion Fee to send a Second Chance Offer.
    Sellers pay only the Final Value Fee when the offer is accepted.
    To purchase this item please e-mail directly at: xxx
    Copyright © 1995-2006 eBay Inc.

    Do you think I should ignore it?
  2. were you the underbidder?

    Never accept any second chance offers without confirming with the seller first. I can't tell you how many people have emailed me asking if I've sent them a second chance offer when I haven't. eBayers who were like 3rd or 4th highest bidders even.:shrugs:
  3. is it in your messgaes in your eBay account?

    I need to move this to the eBay Forum since it's more of an eBay topic rather than Chanel. . .
  4. I am the underbidder. I'm actually the 3rd highest bidder. After reading what you just wrote , I completely looses confident in accepting the second offer. Ebay is indeed a scary trading place. Thank you again smoothoprter for your advice.
  5. Opps! Sorry I had it in the wrong forum. Thanks Swanky mama for moving this to the ebay forum. Sorry my explanation wasn't detail enough. I received the message from my personal email acct. There's no messages in my ebay mailbox. I think this might be a scammed.
  6. Scam if its not in your ebay messaging system.
  7. Definitely a scam if they are asking you to email them directly for payment. Plus there are several grammatical errors in the text. Forward the email to eBay: spoof@ebay.com.
  8. Thanks everyone for your reply. I knew I came to the right place seeking for advices before jumping into conclusion! You ladies have been wonderful! Thanks again!
  9. definitely a scam
  10. Thank you everyone. I had reported this to ebay!