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Penny Auctions: Real or Ripoffs?

Sure, you can find a deal. But sometimes, the costs add up.

If someone offered you a $600 camera for free, you'd probably suspect a catch. But what if it was just really inexpensive, say $30? Operators of online "penny auction" sites say there is no trick, that their customers really do get great deals, like a 95 percent discount on an expensive camera. But are they telling the whole truth?
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