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Are the bidders actually people or electronic uppers to get the price higher?

asked by brenda p. on 8/10/17

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The T, the same as you and Brenda P are real, so is every other bidder on Tophatter. I'm terribly sorry that you do not feel this way. I am confident when I say:

All bidders on Tophatter are real people wishing to win the item. Bidding with false pretenses is an act called shill bidding, it's illegal and not permitted on Tophatter. We provide information on shill bidding and the consequences in our FAQ here: http://tinyurl.com/y9w5qtqx. Thank you!

If you have additional concerns about our ethics, please contact our customer support team and we will be happy to help. http://tinyurl.com/j8eo7hu

Regards,
Felicia
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You will notice the same names no matter the day,time etc. Bidding against you very often. Is it a coincidence? Personally I don't believe in coincidences.
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Nothing is real in that page, believe when I say that there aren't any real people there, yes, they are electronic uppers, just to catch your attention and make you believe that you're winning an amazing deal!
Don't trust them.
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I too think they use electronic uppers you can't prove it but the same bidders come up too often!!!!!!
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I believe the entire "thing" is way past shady. While I'm not sure how to go about proving/validating complaints, concerns and questions, I strongly feel that pretty much every aspect is, at the very least, questionable.
Stay away. Better safe than sorry
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