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Ebay Fraud Alert

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I paid for some CD’s Monday using paypal and receive an email the next day alerting me of problems with the seller (email I will attach below). Can you reverse the charges for me or will I have to do that. Please contact me.

To: simonds6908@yahoo.com
From: ended@ebay.com  Add to Address Book
Subject: Important Message from eBay Loss Prevention Department
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2005 16:07:56 PST

Dear Thomas Simon (simonds6908@yahoo.com),

The following is a notice from eBay Trust & Safety regarding:

Item Number – 6367569589
Item Title – The Wire – Complete Second Season (2005, DVD)

Our records show that you were a bidder or buyer of one or more of this seller’s items. We recently removed all of this seller’s listings and have suspended the seller’s trading privileges. Due to privacy concerns we will not be able to share further details related to this seller.

If someone claiming to be the seller asks you to complete a transaction outside of eBay, we strongly recommend that you ignore the request. Transactions for items listed on eBay that are completed outside of the eBay marketplace are not covered by the Buyer Protection services offered by eBay and can be highly indicative of fraud.

If you have not sent payment to the seller, we urge you to not proceed with the transaction.

If you have already paid, you may wish to pursue options to recoup your funds. Some steps you might take include:

1. Ask the seller for a refund
2. If you paid by check, ask your bank to stop payment
3. If you paid by credit card, contact your credit card company’s security department
4. If you have made a payment by money order or wire transfer, you may contact that company for further information at 1-800-325-6000 (Western Union), or at 1-800-926-9400 (Money Gram)
5. If you paid with PayPal, review the Buyer Complaint Process at:


6. Review eligibility requirements for eBay’s standard purchase protection program at:


There are many tips on how to protect yourself with any Internet transaction in the eBay Security & Resolution Center located at:


Our goal is to ensure that your eBay experience is safe so that you can buy confidently. It is rare that something goes wrong with a transaction on eBay, but we’re here to help you protect yourself in the event it does. If you have additional questions, please send us an email using the “Contact Us” link found on eBay Help pages. Do not respond to this email, as your reply will not be received.

Customer Support (Trust and Safety Department)
eBay Inc

I checked with the post office and this package never got shipped!!

Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2005 16:39:04 -0800
From: service@paypal.com  Add to Address Book
To: simonds6908@yahoo.com
Subject: Your purchase will be shipped by PayPal Shipping with U.S. Postal Service(R)!

Dear Thomas Simon,

Your purchase will be shipped with PayPal Shipping with U.S. Postal Service!

BEST TRADING INC used PayPal Shipping with U.S. Postal Service to create a shipping label for your purchase. Once the package is given to the Post Office(tm), it will be on its way to you!

You can track the package online at:

http://trkcnfrm1.smi.usps.com/netdata-cgi/db2www/cbd_243.d2w/output?CAMEFROM =OK&strOrigTrackNum=9101150134711080995412

Please note: Tracking information is updated throughout the day, but most data is transmitted in the afternoon or evening. For example, if you mailed your Express Mail(R) package at 10:00 a.m., you might not be able to view tracking information until the next day.

Shipment Details

Shipped From:
United States

Ship To:

Thomas Simon
434 Christian Ave, Apt. k
St louis, MO
United States

Shipper: U.S. Postal Service
Shipping Method: Priority Mail®

View the details of your payment for this item at:


Thank you for using PayPal!
The PayPal Team

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NEVER give your password to anyone and ONLY log in at https://www.paypal.com/. Protect yourself against fraudulent websites by opening a new web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Netscape) and typing in the PayPal URL every time you log in to your account.

PayPal Email ID PP242

Thank You,

Thomas Simon

Posted: April 20, 2012 at 11:43 am


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