[thelist] Re: Shopping Sites, Credit Cards

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Sun Jun 30 17:34:01 CDT 2002

On Sunday, June 30, 2002, at 10:17  pm, Kathy Long wrote:

> Here's a little story about PayPal that I'd like to add. My client uses
> PayPal for her eBay auctions. A buyer purchased a digital camera from
> her.
> She delivered and he even posted positive feedback on her behalf. He
> then
> notified his credit card company that it was an unauthorized purchase.
> They,
> in turn, charged it back to PayPal who turned around then and hit her
> account for the money plus the charge-back fee! She now is faced with
> going
> to small claims court to get her money and/or her camera back.  Besides
> the
> positive feedback, she also has the man's signature on the UPS delivery
> form, so quite obviously this man is a crook. I didn't realize it was so
> easy for people to get out of their credit card charges! Or is it just
> easier when PayPal is involved? I don't know and am making no judgements
> here, but would like to hear what others have to say.

Hi Kathy

This is the same for any Credit Card payment.

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