Can I Bid on my Own Auction? Ophelie May 17, 2018 00:41 Updated Follow No. This is called shill bidding and is grounds for permanent suspension. A seller may not bid on his or her own auction. This includes bids placed using an additional account. UPDATED: May 17, 2018 Related articles How to transfer ownership of a domain Flippa Escrow FAQ How do I lodge a dispute? How To: Prove Revenue and Profit Claims How Do I Report a Violation of Flippa Rules? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.