WTF Ebay and Import Charges?

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  1. dragonblood9999
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    Ok so i just won a retron 5 on ebay and it has a 15USD import charge. so i go and paid it but get a error saying that i dont have enough money on my prepaid master card. but i know i do because i put $160 on it when the retron 5 with shipping and import charges is $155. i go check my paypal account and i see a Refund from a seller called Pitney Bowes, Inc. then paypal charges my money back to them ($27.40 USD)

    so basically paypal took my money and gave it to them for no fucking reason.

    and wants me to pay the import charges and the shipping again
     
  2. Xenon Hacks

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    Call paypal support the system thinks you sold it when you purchased is so it took a 10% seller fee just call them and they can reverse everything before the transaction was made.
     
  3. dragonblood9999
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    I'm calling them right now but I've been on hold for about 5 minutes now
     
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  5. dragonblood9999
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    yeah the machine saw it was going to be a long wait.
     
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    I had pretty positive times dealing with Paypal. I once had my account hacked, they banned the hacker, returned all my money within 5 minutes. I had a few issues with ebay, they refunded my money every time.
     
  7. dragonblood9999
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    yeah i know i usually never have a problem with them really just this time. most of the time its things i bought on ebay never comes, actually its happed to me with 4 out of 11 things i've bought in the last 2 months. i just hope they don't start to thing im scamming sellers because i did not received some super famicom games last month and the ds lite i bought should have come last week but im still waiting for it.

    been on hold for almost 30 minutes
     
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