As any bargain hunter worth their salt will tell you, eBay 'price jacking' is a depressingly common problem. As an online marketplace, eBay does not set the prices of goods it sells - which makes it easy for third-party sellers to rip people off. This is especially prevalent during site-wide sales, with merchants regularly inflating the "RRP" to fool uninformed customers.
It's a pretty scummy practice, but thankfully one that is easily avoided. Here's what you can do about it.