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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

No buyer protection for split Payment

Hi there! I was wondering if anyone could offer any advice on an issue I have with Paypal. I screwed up by paying for an item in 2 payments. I never knew that type of purchase was not covered and … Continue reading

I sold a car through ebay and payment was done through paypal

I sold a car through ebay and payment was done through paypal. The buyer deposited money in my paypal account and the next day the transport company picked up the car. I logged into paypal to withdraw the $12,000 I … Continue reading

I ended up working for free…and paypal helped them to do this.

I build websites, was building a site for a client, worked for a month, requested the second installment from my client, he refused…demanded to see “code” and never made the payment…so I stopped working until the payment was made. One … Continue reading

Supposed to ship before I get paid, I don’t think so

Selling a laptop….other person said they would pay for shipping to Algeria, The said the total cost is $500. But it was $300 plus $200 for shipping. PayPal said they are holding payment until the receive a tracking number. Was … Continue reading