eBay disaster PLEASE HELP!

Discussion in 'General Precious Metals Discussion' started by evil_ss, Feb 7, 2020.

  1. dross

    dross Active Member

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    Have you had any response as yet from either or where they awaiting pay-pals latest response to the new evidence?
    With everyone in lock down I'm sure their will be a huge surge in online buying (if the sellers can send) so a good time to shine a spot light on these unfair practices, media would eat this up.
     
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    Absolutely makes no sense. It's almost conspiratorial now
     
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    nothing from ACCC, cybercrime said its out of their jurisdiction as he is international. I showed PayPal the image of the buyers description "collective glasses" its black and white FFS
     
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    That sucks, sorry to hear this is dragging on when it should be a black & white issue. Hopefully the ACCC will do their job & kick Pay-pal in the teeth. A current affair would make them squirm which is something they should be avoiding at all costs right now.
     
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    Is the financial ombudsmen a step I should take too?
     
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    Anyone who'll help apply pressure is a fare call, never hurts to have a chat & see if their interested or what advice they may offer.
     
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    I really feel for you evil ss,

    and I am not trying to be smart about it....

    but when fedex delivered the parcel with the glasses in it
    didnt the size of the parcel ring an alarm bell, did you open it
    in front of the fedex driver at least...was there another witness
    to any of this...you had been advised to open it at a police station
    or post office in front of witnesses...or like I advised picking it up
    from a fedex depot and opening it in front of them...otherwise much of this is his word
    against yours...even with the video...thats why I and others suggested getting
    a current affair type program interested for the opening

    It may be time to seek legal advice, unfortunately I believe that when you sign up
    to paypal...you give them the right to make decisions such as this, but they should
    have to at least give you a duty of care and be fair, open and honest in their ruling

    It may not be too late to take this to the media...if you wanted

    Did paypal give you a reason why they ruled against you?

    Was there a description of the goods on the fedex docket or just written on the parcel itself?

    Have they closed the case and have you tried contacting them again...I would tell them that
    you do not authorise them to dispurse any funds that were held in escrow until you have had
    the chance to seek legal opinion...point them to this discussion thread and tell them that
    thousands of members have been following what has been going on with this case

    Like I said I really feel for you and the situation that you are in, thats why I have been trying to help,
    but in a lot of ways you have to be a lot more streetwise and think thing through, there are alot of
    people in the world out to rip you off, you have to watch your own back, thats the world we live in

    I have been burnt to the tune of $4k, when ebay ruled against me in a dispute over an outboard
    motor I purchased, so I know how it feels to go through this whole ordeal and then have what feels
    like your heart ripped out...but you will get over it...but I would take this further and not let it go here,
    the case is too straight forward...once the buyer had been found to have done the same thing previously
    it was a straigh out scam...ebay agreed...why didnt paypal

    There was a phone number for paypal australia on that link I posted earlier...maybe try phoning
    them if paypal has closed your case and you can no longer reply or msg them

    You could try putting it back on paypal for not closing the buyers account when he scammed
    bayareararecoins...they have allowed a scammer to keep ripping people off

    all the best, and I will try to help further if I can

    cheers grant
     
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  8. Silver Soul

    Silver Soul Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Take this shit to the media, they love this type of shit. Little boy taking on corporate with hundreds being farked over the same way. Come on let the pitbull out. I'll even fund you some dollars to make it happen.... And fuck PayPal... I just closed my account with them whores
     
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    Sorry to say, but I'm pretty sure that this is treated as 'petty crimes' as only involves small amount... I do know it'll stack very quickly when you add different countries, but as far as Oz cybercrime sees this as low impact crimes... if would be different treatment if it was involved in pedophiles or human trafficking activities...

    Pretty sad on the outcome of this as little ppl like us have no protection and pretty straight forward crimes in broad daylight for victims, with solid proofs, and no assistance from law inforcemant..
     
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    As I posted in another thread the better half was recently ripped-off as well.

    We don't know who "stole" the item, but it was 'lost', 'missing', stolen, or the buyer lied about getting it as it was sent regular post. I have a pretty good idea about who to put the blame on as a result of the correspondence from the buyer....................

    The amount was no where near yours, but as a result it will mean any coin that is sold on Ebay will now be sent registered.

    Any other items over $25 will also be sent registered. The added cost will probably result in lower sales.

    It only takes a few of these losses to start adding up.

    Pretty pathetic when one has to resort to ripping off small value items in our case.

    I don't know if it would help, but each State Police has a rep who deals with Interpol.

    I did lots work on requests from them as well as making my own requests when I worked at VicPol.

    You might want to try and contact them with the details to pass on................
     

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