(Sept 25): When Justin Lie started a business selling gaming-related accessories and consoles on eBay 20 years ago, the online auction portal was relatively new and only just beginning to go global. “I was around 15 to 16 years old,” Lie says. “It was a perfect world — no issues with fraud or chargebacks.” The latter happen when credit card issuers return disputed funds to a consumer and ask retailers to pay for it.

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