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Nothing private as sellers on eBay targeted for welfare fraud
EBAY has been forced to reveal the identities of about 15,000 people who sold more than $20,000 worth of goods on the trading site in one year, as part of a government crackdown on welfare fraud.
The Human Services Department has confirmed it is conducting a pilot project to ensure welfare recipients operating online trading businesses are correctly declaring their income and assets.
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