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Tell me how a buyer can scam a seller?
95% of the time Ebay will side with the buyer. As a seller, you have to provide ALOT of proof that you didn't scam the buyer. I was a seller on Ebay until I lost about $250 to a lying buyer. I ended up having to provide paperwork, pictures, and tracking info. and Ebay still sided with the guy who said his package never arrived.
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Tell me how a buyer can scam a seller?
My dad's old girlfriend got scammed out of $10,000 of professional grade ovens. She used to own a bakery but was closing it down. She received a cashier's check or money order (can't remember, it was anonymous) in the mail and was asked not to cash it right away but went ahead and shipped the ovens. When she went to cash the check it had been canceled. She was out $10,000.

Yes it was completely her fault and she was an idiot for shipping before having the $ in hand. But that's how a seller can get scammed.
    
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The payment is Paypal so dont worry, they'll give you your money back if anything is dodgy
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post #24 of 33
say it wasn't delivered and paypal most of the time believes the buyer
    
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95% of the time Ebay will side with the buyer. As a seller, you have to provide ALOT of proof that you didn't scam the buyer. I was a seller on Ebay until I lost about $250 to a lying buyer. I ended up having to provide paperwork, pictures, and tracking info. and Ebay still sided with the guy who said his package never arrived.
How about maybe the package never really arrived or got lost?
Add insurance to the shipping cost.
Having a proof is a sellers responsibility. It's a must. If you don't have all of this, Get ready to be scammed.
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post #26 of 33
A seller will test an item and find out it's broken. he will then sell it to ebay as untested and sold as is. That's one upperhand they have.
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post #27 of 33
Not if they want repeat customers.
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post #28 of 33
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How about maybe the package never really arrived or got lost?
Add insurance to the shipping cost.
Having a proof is a sellers responsibility. It's a must. If you don't have all of this, Get ready to be scammed.
Right, but how do I prove the buyer is not a liar and actually recieved the item? If the tracking said it had been delivered to their doorstep and they had signed for it, then contacted paypal and said they hadn't received the item and that someone forged their signature, then what?
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Did a box of SB chips fall off the back of the truck or something?
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Did a box of SB chips fall off the back of the truck or something?
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