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Seller Beware!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Shep, Apr 26, 2016.

  1. Shep

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    This is just a FYI for the group. I have an item for sale in the classifieds. Last night I was contacted buy a guy that wanted to buy it and have it shipped 2 day air. I packaged it up, sent the shipping info to the guy, who BTW asked for my PayPal information. He never contacted me back and the only 3 posts he has ever made were to me regarding the sale and shipping.

    No biggie on my end, I will just continue the sale and or add it to eBay, just wanted to give the community a heads up. If it was legit, a simple "changed my mind" would have been nice.
     
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  2. dirkclod

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    Thanks Shep . You need to message TJ and tell him what member it was . Ya never know now who you are dealing with .
     
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  3. Rothgarr

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    I sold my P2V+ on eBay last year and in the description I specifically said "Only shipping to destinations within continental USA". I couldn't believe how many people contacting me asking if I'd ship to other countries (Greece, Brazil, a middle-eastern country, etc.). Some said they'd pay me well. I replied to all of them saying "no".
     
  4. Shep

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    UPDATE: buyer pulled through. He got tied up at work and simply didn't respond. That is why I didn't give any of his info. Wanted to give him some time. All is good!


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  5. dewster

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    eBay is rife with scams too. Make sure to post "no returns, signature required, and will ship after payment received in your posting."


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  6. normr

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    Yeah, I got burned selling something on eBay once, the item I sold was working when I sent it, the buyer claimed it didn't work when he got it, and if I didn't refund him, he was going to post bad feedback, it wasn't worth the hassle so I refunded his money and learned a big lesson, never trust anyone online.

    It's a big service here having classifieds, I recently sold something here to a fellow user and the whole transaction was a pleasure.


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  7. Petros5678

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    Yup, had same issue. who wants to ship to Hungary?
     
  8. Petros5678

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    I'm glad you learned valuable lesson. ONLY BUY ON EBAY.