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Default Gift Card Arbitrage

Came across various sites/forums where you can buy discounted ebay/walmart cards 25-30% off. Was thinking about arb'ing this scenario by listing random products from a legit eBay Seller Account. When customers order my "products", I would open a stealth buyer account, order the identical product from another vendor (another ebay seller, or possibly from walmart.com) and reenter my customers shipping address as the final destination. No inventory risk, and very little work required on my end. Sure, I pay 12% ebay seller fees but my profit still comes out to 13-18%.

Surely I'm not the first person who's came up with this idea. Can anyone point holes in my logic where I might run into issues?
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Those cards aren’t physical
They are carded, ie. purchased from stolen credit cards
Easy chargebacks
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Welcome to the forum - all the best as you master stealth

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retail arbitrage is rampant on Ebay,you will be shut down once they find out-
definition of retail arbitrage per Ebay-
accepting money from a retail customer on Ebay,use his money to place order with another retailer and ask him to ship .
In your case ,I assume you would be using his money to buy discount giftcards,you are running extra risk as these cards could be fraudulent.
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Selling digital items and an especially Amazon gift cards are the quickest way to get banned.

Your plans sound good but in reality, you will not last more than 1week running this operation.
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if it sounds too good to be true,then it is.
WMT cards ,you can shop at WMT,why would anyone sell them at steep discount.
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Your plans sound good but in reality, your account will suspended
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New ebay account can't use gift card who can help me
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