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Returned product was broken but paypal still rewarded buyer

Sold a hi-fi amp the buyer said it didn’t work paypal took my balance and gave him his money back the amp was returned with the top cover stoved in but it was working perfectly I asked for the “buyers” … Continue reading

Buyer dismantled product and then requested refund

Through no fault of my own, my item has been irreparably damaged by the buyer, leaving me with significant liquidated damages. The buyer, by his own admission, dismantled the vintage microphone after he received it, to inspect it internally. He … Continue reading

PayPal Claims Process

I am so angry I can barely find the words. I filed a complaint for non-delivery of some items I had ordered from a vendor in Australia. I had good results from him previously, but on this particular order I … Continue reading

Buyer Protection crap!!!

On bricklink (a store where individuals sell and buy legos), I ordered a lego set from a seller. The seller make a mistake on the shipping process and the item got mailed back to him. The seller emailed me stating … Continue reading

Buyer pretended to not understand English and then scammed me

Sold an item to Germany and sent invoice for £43.20. The buyer ( after several emails explain the cost inc postage said she didn’t understand English and sent me £93.20. I immediately refunded her £51.90. Three weeks later she opened … Continue reading

PayPal sold my bank account information to China

PayPal sells my bank information, including both my account number and debit card, to China. This has happened on several occasions. Shenzhen, China is the originating site. When asked about their lack of confidentiality, they tell me it must be … Continue reading

VISA card banned by PayPal

Just found out that I cannot use my Business Visa card for any transaction where Paypal is the payment processor. I disputed a Paypal charge in March 2013 that showed up on my credit card because the description did not … Continue reading

Very hard to communicate with paypal/ebay

Years ago, (2 to 4), my late brother-in-law (B.I.L) had a heart attack and we were at his house- in Borr.rego Spring, CA . Received a water filter that was damaged before being placed into the Shipping Box. Disputed with … Continue reading

eBay sides with scammer who gets silver tea caddy for free

Sold a silver tea caddy to a guy from Russia, he waited until I sent the item supplied him with the customs info and claimed non-receipt. My customs form shows it left the usa through Kennedy airport in NYC. Ebay … Continue reading

PayPal forced me to sign up for Bill Me later

For years, I was very happy with PayPal. I used my personal credit card thru PayPal to pay for online purchases. A few months ago, PayPal forced me to sign up for Bill Me later. This is in fact their … Continue reading