Legit or Not?

Do you know how to spot a "legit" penny auction? We know how to spot less-than-honest bidding sites. The shady sites are those that employ bot bidding scripts, shill bid with inside bidders (this isn't always easy to detect, but we've exposed them here over the years.) The scam sites are the ones that set […] Read More

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According to reports received from two separate sources, it has been alleged that the Hong Kong based penny auction site, BiddersParadise at Bp8.hk does not have any items on hand that they display in auctions on their website. Allegedly, bidders are required to first win the item, after they're actual affiliates of the company and […] Read More

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Have you heard of Bidder's Paradise? Or should I say, have you tried bidding on this penny auction? Have you even tried to buy bids? If so you've already given this site over $1k... The site is Bp8.hk, yeah, it's not even a dot com, but word seems to be spreading... A penny auction owner […] Read More

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What's a Bitcoin you ask? Maybe you already know, but for those of you who haven't heard of them before, or have just don't really get what they are (don't worry, I had to look it up myself), a Bitcoin is a form of "digital currency." Bitcoin transactions are secured on special servers called "Bitcoin […] Read More

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One of our readers sent us a very discouraging message about the penny auction site HQBids.com, he wrote: "I tried to find how to purchase an I Pad & found I was onto the HQ Bids site. A "FREE" site. which cost $49 US to join. Alright, I signed up, but found the whole thing […] Read More


WellBid.com claims to have completed an absurdly high number of penny auctions, a banner on the top right corner of their website states: "385,813 Finished Auctions even 95% cheaper." Is WellBid a Legit Penny Auction? WellBid is owned and operated by Welmory Limited, with registered offices based in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operator - Welmory Limited with its […] Read More


"Everyone is talking about BlueBirdBids and how it’s the best penny auction website on the net." Since we are not too sure just who everyone is that has been talking about BlueBirdBids, nor have we read anywhere that it was the best penny auction website on the net, we need to know. Is BlueBirdBids.com a […] Read More


So we just did the math and this new penny auction that claims to be "Canada's leading bidding site" has sold in excess of $18,226.08 in merchandise on just Monday alone. Is MonsterShop.ca really Canada's leading bidding site? "As Canada's #1 site we offer penny, seat, and free bidding auctions." So low, the site has yet […] Read More