Bought many things on Ebay for 14 years and recently sold a few items. Now they have lost me forever!
Then Ebay let a scammer who had already stolen from 2 other Ebay sellers steal from me too and I had no way of knowing becaue Ebay DOES NOT ALLOW SELLERS TO POST NEGATIVE FEEDBACK FOR BUYERS.
Then Ebay simply sucked the money from my paypal and sent it to the thief and then sucked even more money to the thief from me to pay for return shipping and what was returned to me was an empty box! Called Ebay multiple times and they don't care. They instantly canceled my appeal and refused to see my video evidence of me receiving and opening the empty return box from the professional ebay thief. Ebay still charged me the listing fees and Ebay profits from this theft.
My case is but one of literally hundreds of thousands of thefts that are rampant on Ebay as Ebay, an 80 Billion dollar company is profiting from their partnership with these criminals.
Never use Ebay ever in your life because they are criminal leeches!
They give the option for sellers to "not accept returns" for their items and then steals their money straight from their paypal account and force them to accept the return of an empty box AND pay for both sides of the shipping. EBAY is more a predator on the public than Herbalife the MLM pyramid scheme!
EBAY is nothing more than an organized criminal enterprise. Knowingly selling stolen goods, knowingly lieing and deceiving sellers by preventing negative feedback for any buyer making buyer feedback 100% fraudulent, letting scammers steal from sellers just because the scammer claimed the item "not as described" and then mailed back an empty box with an ebay label paid for by the seller who gets doubly scammed!
Ebay is worse than a crime family as they are an 80 Billion dollar public company that earns its money stealing from people and selling stolen property.
YES they are!
One day soon EBAY is gong to have to pay back BILLIONS to all its class action victims the longer they maintain their fraudulent "buyer protection guarantee" where Ebay profits from and rewards criminals who setup shop and use Ebay to steal from other Ebayers.
The lawsuit costs are going up every day.
(4) One of HLF's main problems is that their distributors lie (there are dozens and dozens of videos on youtube proving this) and commit fraudulent business promises to dupe new entrants into the scheme and HLF management knows this and does nothing. As the company gets bigger and bigger like a Madoff it become more and more important for the government to shut down the abusive business practices as there are more and more victims who were deceived by other HLF distributors pushing to sign them up.
If you have near unlimited money, then this profit plan is golden and can be repeated month after month.
But what if its a high profile name that can carry a lot of PR power that you actually do something?
For example, if Bill believes HLF is worth 0. Why can't he just short a massive amount of shares "at market" into the close on Friday and thus make his puts go from worthless to worth tens of millions. Then he can keep those short shares on for the long term. then next month rinse and repeat.
Anything wrong with that?
Because that happens every month across all the stocks. It's a serious question and we know it happens as a standard practice for MM's.
And so if MMs can do that, could a large well funded put owner also short a ton of stock right into the closing bell for opex just as the MM's do? Same for a large call owner, and buying a ton of the stock over the last day or 30 minutes and make the stock go up for opex.
And so since its essentially legal to do that, why do we not see more hedge funds buying or selling in massive volumes right into opex? Too risky to move the stock enough? perceived illegalities?
Wow you are dumber than I thought. Why have Supoena's have been sent by the DOJ to HLF execs?
Your clue is that Ackman said "HLF EXECS" were seeking attorneys while HLF spokesman said "HFL was not seeking attorneys."
2 very different entities. An HLF spokesman only speaks for HLF and not an independent distributor or Executive of HLF.
That is how they are trying to trick people.
Sentiment: Strong Sell
OR....HLF execs HAVE in fact, spoken to personal defense attorneys.
Which is more probable. The most profitable hedgefund manager of all of 2014 is insane..... or....HLF execs and senior distributors seek counsel after it has been verified that the FEDs interviewed them.
Walks like a duck and quacks like a duck.....its a ________
Sentiment: Strong Sell
Ackman says some senior execs at HLF are talking to lawyers and an HLF spokemans says "HLF is not hiring criminal defense attorneys".
Can you see the sneaky wordsmithing that allows HLF to deny the claim with plausible deniability?
If not here it is. an official HLF spokesman does not speak for an individual HLF exec so multiple HLF execs could hire attorneys and HLF as a company could still make the claim that they have not sought criminal legal assistance. See the lie.
A 2nd out is that the company could claim that they have spoken to attorneys, but these attorneys do not speciallize in criminal matters so they are simply attorneys representing HLF execs, not necessarily criminal. The 2nd way to lie to everyone's faces.
Sentiment: Strong Sell
That's literally their entire business. What a scam. HLF simply Remarkets generic soy protein powder at a 500% mark up to dumb people as a way to lose weight when all they have to do is buy the same powder at GNC, Walgreens or walmart for 1/5th the price.
A sucker born every minute.
What ackman has been doing is giving his opinion that HLF is operating illegally because HLF rewards recruitment more-so than actual retail sales. And he is correct. HLF hides the recruitment payment which is disguised as internal distributor product sales but it is a mandatory fee paid up the chain. It was his research which revealed this and it's why the cops are talking to the top HLF distributors to get them on tape seeing if they mess up and give some statements confirming this. This is the equivalent of the cops talking to Martha stewart about her sale of imclone stock and its why HLF has offered "legal advice" to the distributors. Mainly HLF wants to have a pow wow with the distributors so they can get their stories straight and not incriminate themselves. That's why HLF is offering free attorney's. So that the distributors don't screw it up by being honest.
That's the real manipulation that's going on here. And we all know it. Bid up the shares as the cops investigate HLF distributors and present the false image that the market believes it is a non event. Same manipulation happened during the Ackman conference call, only to have the stock drop back down within days 20 dollars lower. Its easy to see who the real scammers are.
Someone's making a big bet right now.
Sentiment: Strong Sell
Soros needs to be investigated for stock manipulation by trying to fraudulently discredit a high profile short seller with fraudulent claims.
NO WONDER THE STOCK KEEPS DROPPING WITH SUCH LOW IQ INVESTORS.
KEEP voting up all your dumb cheerleader posts while the stock will just keep dropping as it loses market share week after week.