"Had The Winning Bid, did you?"

Written by Jane Fulton

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If you feelrepparttar seller is operating his auctions dishonestly, send an email torepparttar 109470 security staff ofrepparttar 109471 auction's web site. They *will* investigate! The sellers account withrepparttar 109472 auction can be cancelled in this situation. You can also file a complaint withrepparttar 109473 Federal Trade Commission [FTC]. You can complete a complaint form at: http://www.ftc.gov

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Using these techniques will help you have more confidence when bidding on merchandise at auctions.

Happy auctioning!!

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Killing at Animal Humane Societies

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