• Report: #889041

Complaint Review: Listia

  • Submitted: Sun, May 27, 2012
  • Updated: Sun, November 04, 2012

  • Reported By: justicx — atlanta Georgia United States of America
3964 Rivermark Plaza, santa clara ca 95054 Internet United States of America

Listia listia UK based company, defraud sellers, steel credits & hide behind webmail Internet, Internet

*General Comment: Listia is Not a Scam Not UK bases

*Author of original report: Listia credit theft, deceptive, scams fraud, registered trademark as advertising business

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Listia Sellers beware !  Use  your credits, Listia is Listia is improperly labeled auction, its a fraudulent gambling auction scheme deliberately setup to rid you of your personal belonging for promise of $credits, you win some if you are a buyer or loose all if you are a seller. A real gamble You are left with zero 0.00 and no possession.   
running a fraud scam, stealing credits, suspending accounts, thinking they can get away with it.  over 195 victims in a few mos. 
We are flying blind for good great deals, selling & buying blindly taking part in a fraudulent auction scheme at SOMEONES LAUGH or our UNSEEN ENEMY. I also found out Listia is a UK and Middle East based company, its my suspicion that the reasons they do not return thousands of email messages is language related. Limited English speaking customer service.
Last yrs 4 of my church buddies got suspended within a 3 months period without reason.  ( heard of 43 suspensions but I knew 4 of them)  one day try to log in a red word appears 'account suspended' A day later you have violated Listia rules and login changed/canceled. These sellers all who had  40,000 - 60,000  credits, heard some had 132,000 credits at the time of suspension. I suspension was at 75, 550 .  There are other websites are reporting numerous complaints against Listia.   'google Listia complaints scam' you'll find more. 

If you do not have a lot of credit you may be are safe with Listia, members with  6500 8,000 credits you have a 5% chance of suspension, 30,000-35  50% chance of suspension, and 50,000  70 % chance of suspension without a clue or warning, for  NO reason.

Listia is setup that if they do not like an item, style of replying to messages etc  they snatch/remove/steal and suspend your credits. Just consider that you sacrificed all yr., list precious items,  ship from pinched pennies to Listia buyers to get to increased your credits to eg 140,900 - money credits then the next day you return they are gone.  You realized for 6 mos you shipped out your prized possession for 0.00  you feel like you want to DIE!   

Someone within Listia or Listias good business practice  randomly check accounts cancel your credits, that's it.  . Here is the catch, some members allow their credits to accumulate to large numbers like 30,000 - 300,000 + money credits.

Listen up  Listia lovers: if there was a bad seller, slow shipping etc. Ebay would warn them, contact them for explanation, in the worse senaro Ebay suspend them after attempting to to work with them, but suspense only they selling rights, Ebay allow them to buying privileges.  Ebay also calculate their earned credits money/fees and refund them.
Their website registered info is California mail drop, and voice mail with no capability of accepting messages/you cannot leave a message.  Any agency or organization who cannot maintain a real phone number where one can leave a message, or physical address where to accept snail, no  email address other than the registrar  admin website which  they do not respond, is hiding. Listia are you handing from IRS  and our Governmental and Federal laws and Financial laundering laws,  auction or gambling game, they have broke IRS laws, discrimination laws. Listia we can find anyone and you will return  via court orders our  $$$$$$$$$ .
Listia illegally sets up the website, because its improperly label auction, no disclosures provided to Sellers-registered members, I see you  changed the simple general 3 lines rules willy nilly which does not state you will loose your property and money.  I found no USA business license found, Middle Eastern IRAN and UK name is found.  That is why they are so bold in stealing credits.
I hope you read this Listia you can reach me at, I am a victim spreading my story unit a class action lawsuit is heard or the Feds get you.  If you think I am wrong and want to correct and make amends you know what to do.  wayntaylor at ymail dot com
Here in the USA business are accountable whether in cyber space, on water, or on dry land.   Listia we will find you, even in the Middle East, victims will be compensated for stolen credits, moneys, and goods, etc .even for damages.  The Feds and our  court orders are going to suspend into outta space !!!!!!

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#1 General Comment

Listia is Not a Scam Not UK bases

AUTHOR: OAK114 - (United States of America)

I have used Listia for 1 year now, and enjoy the site. I have auctioned about 85 items I no longer wanted or needed, and they all found happy, new homes. I have won about 30 items, all which were great items, and a few of them from the Listia rewards store. The rewards store allows you to cash in your credits for new items and Amazon gift certificates.. This is not a scram or fraud. Not UK based either. Go to the Listia site, they have pictures of the employees. They are based in Mountain View, CA., which is the Bay area. The support team has given me the help I needed when I needed and have never took more than 1 day to get back to me. Like any other auction site, you must check Seller's feedback. Also look at the number of verification badges a seller has. If they have verified a phone #, credit/debit card and or bank account badge, its safe to say they are trustworthy. You must read and abide by Listia's rules, just like Ebay or any other auction site. They do not steal credits nor do they suspend accounts for no reason. If an account is suspended, that person did something wrong, and was warned first. They have a strict rule that says one cannot have multiple accounts from the same computer, and no more than 2 per household. This is strictly enforced.
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#2 Author of original report

Listia credit theft, deceptive, scams fraud, registered trademark as advertising business

AUTHOR: justicx - (United States of America)

Listia started in  Middle East, and has a Russian connection, who is behind Listia?  
 Are they running the Listia operation from Middle East or Russia?  
Who are these people associated with
Listia,  Qadeer Abdul Abderabbani  Why the secretcy?   
Why are they hiding their identity. 

No customer service  number - wonder why they do not return emails? 
 They may have one person
with limited english, so a good gestimate is language, and place of
operation is the real answer. English is limited but they know how to steal
credits and suspend accounts.   Victims File your report at the below links >>

For sure they have connection in the US,  FAKE ADDRESS, but its a start,  
first good news now Victims you  can attack their Trademark LISTIA which
 is governed by  Federal  laws for your protection, they  registered Listia as
 a advertising business.  (Credit stealing scammers) go to and see for your self
http://www.trademarkia.com/listia-77962648.html  877-794-9511  U.S.  
federal trademark  registration was filed for LISTIA by Listia Inc., 755 Castro
 St. Suite C, Mountain View CA 94041 . The USPTO has given the LISTIA trademark
serial number 77962648 

Evading IRS laws Listia?  Listia is improperly registered as an auction co. its does not
list or declare the  necessary disclosures for auction co.  In fact its
operation characteristics are of Auction Gambling which is illegal here in
the USA.  Listia is  required to clearly disclose the seller can sell products valued from 1.00 to
millions and get Zero credit  $0.00  Lets take down Listia, and recover
damages credits and Dollars. Kick their foreign a*s back to outta space . 

 Start here with the US Attorney General
for ca, they will quickly see Listia is improperly operating
Consumer  action  office of US AG  Handles complaints
about deceptive or  fraudulent business practices >>

File your
complaints here at the FBI Cyber internet fraud  schemes:
 http://www.nw3c.org/  , 

E-mail: econsumerwb@ftc.gov  
eConsumer.gov,   there  are hundreds so victim, there is a
lawyer who is attempting to prepare to file  the action lawsuit but we
need at least 20 victims to come forward.    Keep attaching
their trademark it should get it cancelled; its a trademark of scam,
fraud and undisclosed gambling auction.

 The Federal  Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, collects
complaints about companies,  deceptive business practices 
https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/  form

contact me 
wayntaylor at ymail dot com

 Listia  operation is an  Auction Gambling business or advertising business. Its
operation is illegal fraudulent and deceptive; it is not a traditional
auction business. 

Please report and  file claims leave your contact info  so attorneys at reach you. 
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