TITLE

Internet auctions

AUTHOR(S)
Fels, Allan
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Money (Australia Edition);Sep2002, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents tips for preventing Internet auction fraud. Suggestions for bidding; Advice to sellers.
ACCESSION #
7519888

 

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