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Buyer gets money back but refuses to return item

I sold an 18K gold Piaget watch on Ebay for $5700. Buyer disputes charge with his credit card company. I submit all documentation Paypal requested to prove Buyer had not returned watch and lost the Ebay dispute he filed. Paypal … Continue reading

Papal will shut you down for no reason

My husband and I each have an Ebay business and PayPal account. Due to a complaint by a buyer who appears to cause issues all over Ebay by scamming people looking for a refund on items that they are not … Continue reading

We got scammed and Paypal Limited us.

My husband and I own an independent consulting firm, and where we first started out, we mainly only gained income from freelance and commission based work and e-commerce by wholesale. With one of our “jobs”, we were under the impression … Continue reading

$350!! in NSF fees Thanks to PayPal

So these past couple weeks I made ten $20 paypal transfers to my brother in the UK. I chose my credit card each time and it validated the payment. A few days ago while browsing my email I see an … Continue reading

I have not received payment for Item I sold and shipped.

So here is my story. I have sold shoes and my buyer decided to pay “safely”. So I posted the shoes to her, I paid 60 euro for postage from my own pocket and the shoes were 60 euro so … Continue reading

Am I being scammed?

I sold an item to a person that was shopping for their brother in Africa. So I sent a request for the money which was $170 (including shipping) so paypal sends me a email saying that as soon as I … Continue reading

Paypal and eBay gave away my iPad for free

I sold an iPad on eBay. I sent the iPad to an address they sent me in an eBay message. It was delivered and signed for. 2 weeks later I get a email saying there is a chargeback saying that … Continue reading

PayPal dispute was ignored

I made a purchase, using PayPal, on May 13, 2014. I filed a dispute, asking for a refund, after the merchant ignored repeated requests asking for them to ship my order. My whole purchase was directed to a credit card … Continue reading

Seller provided fake tracking, I never got refund or item

I have ordered a dog fence set beginning of may 2014 and paid via paypal. After a few weeks I did not received the item and has send several emails regarding the delivery. A lot of stories to keep me … Continue reading

” Item not as described” scam

This has happened twice now, a buyer claims “not as described” and gets a refund. Even though the item was exactly as described and completely functional. I assume this scam is used through PayPal and not eBay to purposely obfuscate … Continue reading