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This morning, an eagle-eyed Racked tipster emailed us a link to an eBay account which, allegedly, is set up to help Gucci outlet store employees hawk current store inventory.
We took a look at seller coahcforless, who sells merch from brands including Gucci, Michael Kors, Coach, Kate Spade, and Juicy Couture. Nothing looked out of the ordinary until we clicked on the individual Gucci auction items.
Eight out of nine of the Gucci handbag listings feature a photo of the bag, carried or worn by a headless figure inside a Gucci outlet store. Through second-hand knowledge, our tipster claims that the employees of one specific Gucci outlet location use their employee discounts to sell new and current store inventory to make money via eBay. The tipster claims that the photographs are taken inside the outlet store outside of opening hours.
Check out our gallery of the pretty incriminating listing photos, above. Do you think that Gucci employees are really selling their store inventory, as it arrives, on eBay to earn a quick buck? Or do you think that whomever this seller is just happens to have their handbags with them, in a Gucci store, and decides to photograph their auction listings on site—you know, to give their auctions that extra sense of authenticity? Sound off in the comments.
· Seller coahcforless [eBay]