Currys PC World customers scammed via eBay


The front of a Currys PC World store

Fraudsters have stolen thousands of pounds from Currys PC World customers after hijacking the retailer’s eBay account.

Criminals were able to change payment details on a number of eBay listings, including for the iPhone 11.

This enabled them to siphon money from unwitting customers who paid for goods via a PayPal account.

Currys PC World, eBay and PayPal said all affected customers would be refunded.

A spokesman for Dixons Carphone, which owns Currys PC World, said it was “disappointed that this has happened” and would work with eBay “to investigate what has taken place”.

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