Welcome to a brand new weekly feature called Ebay Bandits. What are Ebay Bandits? Well, they’re jerks on Ebay that are trying to rip people off. Typically these will be focused on Toy Bandits, but there might be other types. We’ve all seen these guys before, posting up something to Ebay and either misleading potential buyers or overcharging for something “rare” in order to play the system. I’ll use this forum to expose these Bandistards and welcome you to send in your own Ebay Bandits. If you see unscrupulous action on Ebay, help me fight the Bandits!


We start out with an incredible example. Above is a perfect example of what this will be all about. Check out this bio from the Bandit’s listing.

UNIDENTIFIED ACTION FIGURE
WHICH RESEMBLES A CROSS BETWEEN THE TOAD AND DEADPOOL
MISSING IT’S HEAD & HANDS
UNIQUE IN ITSELF!
YOU MAY NEVER SEE ANOTHER FIGURE LIKE THIS IN YOUR LIFE-TIME AFTER IT’S SOLD!
COMES WITH WEAPONS & ACCESSORIES!
FROM HASBRO & MARVEL COMICS!

Not only are the caps annoying, but this guy is trying to pass this off as a rare unmade action figure that’s presumably a Toad prototype? Except it’s pretty obvious that this is just a repack. It’s a headless and handless figure in a Iceman package!

I can’t quite identify the figure, but it looks like it might be a Star Wars figure of some sort. This guy has the gall to put this figure on Ebay for the low, low price of $799! But he’s such a nice guy, because he offers a Buy It Now of $1,000 and free shipping!

Now, you’d have to be pretty dense to accept it, but this guy is seriously trying to dupe someone into spending hundreds of dollars on his crappy repack of a figure with no head or hands. He simply repacked a broken figure (notice it doesn’t fit in the clamshell properly) and claims it’s a unique character that never made it through to the Wolverine Origins line.

Help me fight the douchebags Bandits and send in your own auctions of miscreants!

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