Its a shame. I opened my ebay account when I was hunting down used Buck knife. Wanted one in particular. Long story short, when searching for other USA made knives I found Esee. Bought my first E3 from 5Col on ebay. Then from Tactical Intent. Both great dealers, 5 stars all the way.... Sadly ebay is where I began and Im thinking now to just go to the vendors web site instead. I dont want a repeat of what happened. There are very legit used Esee's for sale on ebay. I would hate to damn those people because of the few crooks selling new ones.