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    How to deal with ebay scammers

    Gotta take me hat off to this guy

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/WELCOME-TO-THE...QQcmdZViewItem :axe:

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    brilliant, the scammer will get his just desserts now

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    Just two words...caveat emptor

    This is why I would never buy large items like cars from ebay

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    the last guy that stole from me i broke some of his fingers with a rolling pin

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    The last guy that stole from me got a letter sent to him requesting the money for the item he paid for and then paypal, in their infinate wisdom, reversed.

    He didnt respond so i sent one to his parents (me knowing that he's only 16/17). They didn't respond either. Shows a lot about the character of the family and what the parents are teaching their kids!

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    Quote Originally Posted by MrHappy
    the last guy that stole from me i broke some of his fingers with a rolling pin
    Great one. Shouldn't condone violence I know but sometimes it's necessary - the git who tried to mug me in Coventry last year ended up with one of my size eight steel-toecapped doc martins in his dangly bits.

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    Would have been worse had you had size 12s like me

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    I had a "paid, but no item" problem with one seller earlier this year. I got my money back from eBay (less their administration fee). However, I still have a question ...

    Would eBay have gotten the full amount from the seller or would they have just refunded the balance from their own pocket?

    PS. I did ask eBay - they didn't reply.

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    I just got to say well done to the guy, i wonder what happened?

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    This reminds me of the P-P-P-Powerbook!

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    Come on buying a car off someone at 11pm and just handing over a big wad of cash, you're just askign to be ripped off.

    Ben

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    Quote Originally Posted by plexer
    Come on buying a car off someone at 11pm and just handing over a big wad of cash, you're just askign to be ripped off.

    Ben
    Yeah, I agree - bit naïve or what?! Still, I hope the scammer gets what he deserves. Nice one publishing his address on eBay. Hope he gets lots of hate mail!

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    I only got the money back off Paypal once the loser who'd tried to con me paid up.

    You still lose though, as you have to pay their "admin" fee.


    I hate ebay!

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    Ebay car buying is like buying at any other auction, you don't do it unless you know what to look for and know the weaknesses of your chosen make/model.

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    Re: How to deal with ebay scammers

    Quote Originally Posted by StewartKnight
    I hate ebay!
    Yeah, me too.

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