I believe the news program 20/20 did a 'sting' on Ebay when they followed an 18 year old that they got to buy a bottle of vodka[inexpensive] by bidding on Ebay.
Once the 18 year old took delivery - they broke the story.
I did not see the initial broadcast but got it from a Google search. If the seller had checked on the age of the buyer - it shouldn't have gone thru as a ****.
I've **** liquor on Ebay and never checked BUT I wasn't ******* lower end items so I was quite sure some teenager wasn't a buyer/bidder.
Since Ebay hasn't figured out how to deal with this age issue, atleast so far, they had no choice given the negative press/air time on television!