Category: "Public Service Articles"

eBay Killed My Business Because I Refused To Join Their Managed Payments Scheme

Time of Death: September 28, 2021 at 10:42 PM Eastern. Cause of Death: eBay's self-centered pettiness. Age: 14 years. Thus reads the coroner's report of my eBay business, which I opened sometime shortly after the closure of Yahoo Auctions (which… more »

ShippingEasy.com/Stamps.com and/or UPS Tried To Steal Money From Me

It is my duty as a consumer advocate to report on any business who tries to steal from their customers. This morning, ShippingEasy.com (also known as Stamps.com) tried to steal money from me. Read on to find out the details... more »

Unprofessional Dentists in Valley Stream, New York

When you're poor or low-income, and have to rely on government-provided medical insurance ("Medicaid" and/or "Medicare"), you don't have the greatest choices for medical care. You will, usually, NOT have access to the best doctors and treatments in any… more »

Closing Up Shop Due To eBay Trying To Force Me Into Their Managed Payments Scheme

I have been an eBay member since January 4, 2003, and selling on the site for over 10 years now. My sales suck because eBay does everything in their power to hinder me. I have already written a series of articles about eBay, who clearly has some sort of… more »

eBay Last Chance Sale - ACT NOW! Time's Running Out!

(This is a reposting of a Spook Central blog post, in an effort to get more exposure for the matter.) After 10 years or so, my time selling on eBay is coming to an end soon. Not that I'll miss it, as I've put up with a great deal of BS from eBay over… more »

eBay Claims That Hollywood Movie Studios Sell Counterfeit Digital Copy Vouchers To Their Retail Customers

I have been an eBay member since January 4, 2003, and selling on the site for over 10 years now. My sales suck because eBay does everything in their power to hinder me. I have to find ways to work around the obstacles eBay puts in my way to sabotage any… more »

eBay Takes Down Physically-Shipped Item Listing Claiming Electronically Delivered Items Policy Violation

I have been an eBay member since January 4, 2003, and selling on the site for over 10 years now. My sales suck because eBay does everything in their power to hinder me. I have to find ways to work around the obstacles eBay puts in my way to sabotage any… more »

Sneaky Burger King Coupons Change Size But Not The Price

Like most fast food restaurants, Burger King offers coupons in various publications every few months. I tend to get them free with the weekly manufacturer's coupons and store circulars. Well, for the past year now, I've noticed something very sneaky… more »

New York Community Bank Continues To Put Their Customers Health At Risk

For the past three and a half months, I have had my health and safety put at risk due to New York Community Bank (henceforth referred to as NYCB) mishandling their response to COVID-19. I have been a NYCB account holder for over 20 years, going back to… more »

How To Format / Unlock / Delete A Clickfree External Portable USB Hard Drive CDFS Partition

On Saturday June 20, 2020, I bought an open-box unused Clickfree Plus C2 2-Terabyte USB 3.0 external portable hard drive at a yard sale for the whopping sum of $2.00. (The drive has a model number of CA3C20-2CBK9-F2S and a UPC number of 817048015947,… more »