looked at the bidding for that item, and your issue, I believe, has to do with eBay's "proxy bidding" system -
was the last active bid level before the "sniper" hit in the last 30 seconds, $7,600 ?? (your $8,000 bid wasn't active yet since no one else had bid $7,900 against you)
if yes, then the last bid of $8,001 was more than $100 more than the last active bid of $7,600, and thus, legit.....
not the answer you wanted to hear, I know!
Joseph & Gabrielle
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