Am I Getting Scammed?

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Sep 27, 2008

Am I Getting Scammed? by science at 9:41 PM (1,970 Views / 0 Likes) 20 replies

  1. science
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    Am I trying to get scammed here?

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    Is this normal? Wtf is going on here. I didn't block out the shipping address because it looks so fake to me. There isn't even a state listed on it.
     


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    apparently, you should forward it to spoof@paypal.com
     
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    Yeah, I think I'm gonna do that


    edit: Just did
     
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    It sounds like the latest Ebay policy where they hold funds for upto 21 days or good feedback is left from the buyer.

    If the message is in your ebay messages then it's legit. (Log into Paypal and see what the status of the payment is)

    And yes their policy sucks.
     
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    If you are a new seller, then they hold your funds until the buyer leaves positive feedback. Thing is, the person who bought it from you put a fake address on his Paypal account (Idk why?) so you are in a weird situation. Contact the buyer and tell him to update his Paypal address to be correct and tell him to confirm it. If he gives you his "real" address without updating it and getting it confirmed, do not ship the item. If you do not ship to a confirmed address, you are not covered by Paypal's seller protection. Meaning he can open a dispute and have the charges reversed, him ending up with the item and the cash.
     
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    This is my second sale, and my first one was when I had 0 feedback, so this is weird.
     
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    u should blank out ur id better, i can still tell what it is. (to sum degree)
     
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    That's most likely cause this one is over 100$. Was the first one less than this one?
     
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    Yeah, it was under $100. I'm going to await an email from PayPal
     
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    Searching on eBay has had me found that this looks legit. But the guy's address... what the heck.
     
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    No its real. I got that on my second order too. They made me ship it out and once the person either got it or left positive feedback you get the moolah.
     
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    That's strange... In my first eBay transaction I sold a $280 GPS unit and PayPal didn't hold my money from me.
     
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    Maybe because DSs are more likely to be scam auctions then GPS auctions or something... eBay is ridiculous sometimes
     
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    LOL
     
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    OMG GUYS MOOZXY IS TELLING THE TRUTH WTF

    I assumed it was safe! It was everything that the eBay site had listed and everything! Here is the email I got!

    Wtf! The email never asked me for any shit like passwords and stuff! And the email addressed me by my first and last name! Wtf!
     
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    What was the email address the hold email was sent from?
     
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    service@intl.paypal.com

    OMG GOOGLE SAYS BAD THINGS ABOUT THAT EMAIL ADDRESS!
     
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    How can I phone PayPal? I want to talk with someone, they didn't give me any fucking instructions
     

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