eBay Inc. has acquired 3PM Shield LLC, a provider of artificial intelligence-based marketplace compliance services.

The deal aims to drive eBay’s monitoring services through new technologies designed to preevent the sale of counterfeit items, unsafe products and illegal goods. Brings 3PM Shield to eBay is part of eBay’s focus on providing sellers and buyers with a safe platform enabled by technology. 3PM Shield works to improve eBay’s ability to address suspicious or harmful sell behavior and potentially problematic items.

“We’re proud to partner with eBay, and I am excited that eBay’s investment will help us accelerate the impact of our cutting edge technology to combat counterfeits, unsafe products and illegal items,” comments Robert Dunkel, founder and CEO of 3PM Shield.