also the other accessories were ��� So I would and the seller would always know how to close disputes. I sell real gold jewellery on eBay through paypal. Recently, I received an order for an expensive chain on eBay, the buyer is located in Australia. Gallitz put $1,500 on Reloadit cards and sent the information, but Youre best course of action would be to always check the sellers feedback for any negative feedback and if there is any then definitely give them a look. i got scammed! Buyer made up a reason to return and then sent an empty packet to a different address. Got Scammed By Buyer. I got scammed recently and ebay was a big pain. Now I was sure I'd been scammed since the his registered name with eBay was totally different to the name he provided on his bank details. When I got skeptical I tried to get his information from eBay using their 'eBay User Information' feature which facilitates exchange of information between a buyer and seller. Job done. after i made the 3 transactions with him for a total of 500 usd. Even tho I was scammed once buy Italian buyer on eBay this time incident happened in USA. Nowadays buyer fraud on eBay is becoming more and more sophisticated and advanced and while these general rules will help you, you still need to be aware of some of the more in-depth scams that buyers try. I was scammed by a buyer on Ebay a while back. when buyer opened case after 30 days on eBay (yes, the buyer still can open the case after 30 days), there is a close button available in options, and you can close dispute (request to return) without any risk, buyer will keep the item, seller will keep the money, this is not rocket science component board repair for $150, I doubt, sounds too cheap I then post the tracking number on eBay , email tracking number to PayPal and then send the tracking number via SMS to the buyer. I bought a bikini for $40 that was claimed to be brand new, not used, or worn. we got intouch and he gave me 500 usd for 500m runescape gold just like was explained in the craigslist post. Not too long ago I bought a DSLR camera on eBay for a good price from a 'Power seller', the guy had used the same selling template and kept all other auctions the actual seller had created. So she went out and bought $1,400 worth of ebay gift cards and sent the numbers from the back. Hey guys, so I sold 3 Secret Rare Impermanence to a buyer, they are near mint condition and sleeved as soon as I got them. I created a stealth account and used his information. I warn everyone to be aware of eBay Plus. She waited, but as Christmas got closer, her camper didn���t come. Got scammed on eBay from US-Chinese buyer. The USPS tracking number indicates that my package has vanished. the buyer seen my post on craigslist and emailed me about makeing a purchase. How to Avoid Being Scammed on eBay as a Buyer or Seller Last Updated: September 18, 2017 - 9:00 EDT The beauty of self-contained e-commerce websites like eBay.com is that pretty much the whole transaction takes place online, from the buyer placing an order and paying for it to the seller getting the order ready to ship. I had to go to court to get £400 back after I was scammed selling an iPhone 8 on eBay last year. I asked the buyer for the length of the chain that he wanted before shipping it. Somebody got a nice handmade piece for Christmas and I am out the ��� pay pal made him return the DVD stereo. I shipped it and they said because of insufficient funds, the buyer has sent us 250 USD to be held and you will recieve 600 USD (the watch was 350 USD) after you send 250 USD to us and you will be credited ��� Got scammed from Ebay buyer. I did my best to notify eBay several times but eBay tell me to wait. Once I had purchased, 3-4 hours later he was un-registered. I was just scammed today��� I have been warning people that Ebay does not support their sellers but now ���we who purchase��� are at risk as well. eBay had promised that ���if the buyer returned a camera different from what I listed, then they would refund me,��� but when she sent them pictures of the ��� I wanted to share incident that happened to me on eBay. Nevertheless, I still go ahead and have the phone shipped. The correct procedure is for a buyer to bid/buy from your listing. After all the fees and costs, I netted a lousy $34. Suddenly, I got an email (through Amazon) asking me to provide a written recommendation for the ���buyer��� to emigrate to America! - posted in eBay | Kijiji | PayPal: Hello dear friends I���ve been away from DX for while now I���m back , lot of things happened during these years. After buyer received the Impermanences he opened a case saying item wasn't as described because they weren't mint condition. When i got home i phoned paypal to add the tracking number and tell them the trainers were delivered weeks ago. This is by far the most common scam on eBay and it���s a very simple one. As others have said, you should probably be grateful that you got your laptop back. Luckily I contacted eBay support via twitter and they got the secondary eBay refund cancelled and told the buyer he'd already received refund via PayPal and that it'd be in his account shortly. He did not respond for 5-6 days so I ��� when i got the package it was not a DVD stereo it was a cheap/broken CD player and it didn't even have a screen. If you can get him to admit that, Ebay has access to the messages n their system, and you will win the case. Good luck, and sorry you got scammed and have to waste your time on this loser. Just gave me quite a fright though and I haven't sold anything on there since. In this video I discuss how I and many other ebay sellers have been scammed by a serial ebay scammer! I run an online buisness selling virtual goods (runescape gold). He purchased many products from me and claimed he didnt receive even one item. I got scammed! Took about 8 months and a lot of work and hassle to get the money. Bought the item which was to be delivered Aug 23. That was a lot of money. I received an item today that I was charged $50.00 shipping for. I got scammed as a seller by a buyer once, or rather, he TRIED. Luckily I was fully comp. He took my merchandise and money. 1. I GOT SCAMMED FOR FAKE JORDANS!! Problem is the buyer opened the claim the day i was flying abroad on holiday for 2 weeks, and I hadnt attached the tracking number to the ebay order so the Paypal case wasnt updated, therefore the buyer was refunded the 90 pounds. If you don't have proof, try emailing the buyer, thru the Ebay system, and in a roundabout way, see if he had the rod shipped to Romania from NY. Buyer gave me the address, the fake westpac bank told me to send the packaged watch and they will send the money to me after proof of shipping and a receipt was sent to them. QrewTV 3,529,942 views. A bunch of years ago, I was selling digital cameras that were $1000 + tax in the stores and I ��� Help!? The item will then be "Sold" they pay you via an ebay invoice, you send to the address on the invoice. (EXPOSED) - Duration: 8:54. by PayPal's Buyer Protection programme. Just before Christmas, a buyer purchased one of my Handmade jewelry items. They took monies out of my PayPal account, to renew my Plus membership, when I cancelled about 6 weeks prior to it been due. Always pay via PayPal! So I ��� When I received it the emblem that ��� Later, I discovered he was a competitor. But you didnt follow procedure, which is why you got scammed. Hi just looking for advice urgently, sold my sons game account on eBay because he wanted to buy a new game with his money he had ... Read more on Netmums 8:54. I then claimed £20 back from Royal Mail and everything was sorted. Ebay buyer returned different item. sold a DVD stereo now buyer filed a dispute with pay pal claiming significantly not as described because supposedly it did not work. I hate PayPal. eBay Buyer Scams and How To Deal With Them! I was a victim of being scammed by a savvy seller who knew how to work the eBay system. Item Not Received. One of the employees warns me against sending the phone and tells me that his son got scammed in a similar situation. As an online eBay reseller I have to deal with many problematic or dodgy buyers and usually am able to avoid scams... but this guy got me, watch to learn how. How appropriate !!! I'm sorry this has happened to you, I really am. They are scammers on a different level. Avoid this buyer at all costs. 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