Gwent Police force are the latest to get up to speed with eBay, and to learn how to analyse User ID feedback and trading history to support their investigations.
eBay have a dedicated team for the Police, government and trading standards along with a hotline to enable government agencies to contact them. In 2008 eBay trained over 2000 Police and Trading Standards officers on how the site works.
This collaborative approach has contributed to over a 20% reduction in the number of people having a bad experience or being defrauded on eBay in 2008, sending a clear signal to criminals that they won’t get away with illegal activity on our site.
Steve Edwards, eBay Senior Manager Law Enforcement Relations