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ARRRGH Ebay and Paypal, disgusting treatment

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banned8y, 4m agoPosted 8 years, 4 months ago
Have had my account about 7 years with Ebay and no negs(Well 3 but they were mutually removed) had a PP account about 5 years, only 1 chargeback from a scammer in that time.

Have had no end of problems, last year Paypal owed me £800 from things I sold when moving and took 6 months to sort, today sold my 360 due to not playing it much and skint and my Ebay and Paypal account are both suspended saying I am suspicous and high risk.

Its not one of thost 21 day things, paypal are asking for business information, supplier info, invoices from supplier, and to get verified again.

I tried contacting them and they say im flagged as high risk!

WTF I have sold 2 hdtvs in past, got postive feedback, my wii, my ps3, 2 pcs etc in last year and somehow im high risk?!

What are they on!
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banned8y, 4m agoPosted 8 years, 4 months ago
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#1
probably think you're a burglar in your spare time or something!!
#2
Paypal are awful. I'm verified with lots of feedback etc and I had to payback £350 for a phone that i sold to someone who was apparently fraudulent. They didn't refund me etc.
#3
U got any more cheap stuff from ur part time job? If so drop me a pm!!! LOL
#4
you are not alone: http://www.paypalsucks.com/
#5
They did someone like this on my mate , it took him over 6 months to get his money back.
Ive never had problems myself but i understand paypal arnt them best with customer service....and just hope i dont have any issues like this in the future.

but if they did withhold my money then i would take them court with the added intrest on top.
#6
hey i had 100 percent feedback and ebay was begging me to become a power seller as i sold so much
then during there 5 p listing day rather than checking the barcode no i just put in sell one like this and listed an item i bought through a supplier ebay recommended they suspended my account saying the item was counterfiet even though it wasnt they never asked for the barcode
i found out the hard way that paypal only insure non ebay items to a delivery even if wots inside isnt wots ordered i faxed ten different reinstatement forms and coincidence they claimed 10 days to the day of the fax that they havent recieved it now i sell on ebid.net
no listing fees and no reserve fees
#7
I don't leave money in my PayPal account long enough for them to notice!
#8
you just said that you sold all them things in last year, they prob investigating for tax reasons. if they think you are buying to sell, you are technically running a business and should be declaring this to the inland revenue. if this is the case id go to citizens advice or soisitor and see where u stand. lots of people have done this not realising that ebay counts as a business and as its all computerised they have lots of evidence against you. unlike if u do bootfairs.
#9
My PP account has been frozen now about 18 months with about 200 quid from Quidco in it.

100% feedback on ebay - and had sold one thing (a mobile) in about four years (as i got the contract and used my old phone) about eight months before they killed the account.

From looking at what is happening - I guess this money saved ebay and PP from ever having to borrow from banks to fund their business.
#10
Paypal are scum. Google checkout is the future but ebay dont allow it - anti competitive?!

Need a google version of ebay. I'd jump ship straight away.
#11
Yes i totally agree. I too had my ebay account indefinately suspended because i was selling my iphone. They likewise told me i was too high risk ?!
BUT they waited til all my 5 listings had finished that day to suspend me before i got paid for any - thus leaving me over £70 fees for nothing??!?!?!?!!

Told them i werent going to pay it, as they have threatened me with legal sh*t if i dont and got the debt collectors on to me. Therefore, had to pay it :x

If you ask me - it is actually EBAY and PAYPAL that are the real scammers ?!?!?!

My boyfriend and brother both had the same thing.....

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