Why so many scammers on Char Bazaar nowadays?

I just read up on the rules and regs. Very detailed and sounds like scammers get the swift hammer., Well it doesn’t sound so swift these days.
Best of luck to you all, thought i had a great idea in mind. I think what originally brought me here was seeing what i could get for my toon. Seems like a lot, but i don’t want to start over plus i love my toon to much. lol.
Happy flying.

I am still waiting for refund. Its been 2 weeks i am not able to use my 38 billions.

In other words, me shopping for a toon on the bazaar right now is about as safe as hiring CODE to escort my Orca fleet back from a mining op? I guess this buying decision can wait.

It seems to have calmed down now tbh. Just ticket times are taking a while to catch up after the holiday break.

ive gotten scammed my last 2 attempts at buying a char. Im sure CCP loves how many tickets I’m putting in

Confirmed here. I got scammed twice recently. 2 out of 3 buys were scams.
Here :

and here :

Here’s how to stop scamming:

When a sale is to occur, the ISK from the buyer and the character from the seller go into a sale queue created by CCP.

In the sale queue a character cannot train skills, inject skill books or inject/extract SP.

Am I forgetting anything? This would pretty much stop any scam I’ve read here and save CCP a ton of man hours policing this ■■■■.

that would help with the obvious stuff but CCP cant always know about hacked accounts at the time of transfer for instance… sometimes they dont catch that for a month or 3 down the road.

They could simply put the characters on sale in the game, in the market or by contract/auction with a simple mechanism that locks everything on that toon once it’s on sale. There would be a 1000 plex special fee to sell.
The seller will be responsible to post the toon on eveboard if he wants to sell.

you see in that topic any coments from ccp?
they dont interesting in fix scam.

I guess these characters are sold and then the money is RMT’ed during the time it takes CCP to react to the ticket.

This is exactly what is happening. The scammer problem is why I stopped buying characters, and I was one of the most prolific purchasers of characters for a long time. It’s not worth having my isk tied up for that long while CCP responds to the tickets.

WTS 120 m SP indy toon Purchased yesterday, all seemed well.

Woke up today to see this one made Sold! https://i.imgur.com/QI8Fnav.png And now they are claiming they “forget” what the number of the support ticket is, which should be in their email and at the link I so kindly handed them. No response since, and now I am giving them an hour before I go back down the support ticket road for being scammed. Still waiting on one of my other accounts to be unbanned, so it’s been a fun month.

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possibly another scam

Someone put in for 100 bid, and the seller straight up asked for isk to transfer the char…

Please read my response on the post to this accusation before crying out to everyone else. I am a first time seller. I have the right to accept a bid another character puts in if i believe it is right, not you.

Please remove this defaming post and as replied in the post which clearly didn’t agree to your agenda, please let me know if i’m doing anything wrong so i do not break any rules or do any harm.

And another confirmed scam here…


he has the right to reply in whatever time frame he wants, and also incase you forgot, youre not allowed to scam on the Character bazaar, and if someone attempts it, you lodge a ticket, and you get a full refund of your isk

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Everyone is on edge the same they were last april when it was happening again Current state of Scams in time this too shall pass

Yes i know scamming is not allowed but the majority of the High SP sales, have been scams, and its taking weeks for people to get their isk back.

first time i saw scammer here. in april 2018. so ccp cant do anything for 1 year…