[thelist] How do you extract money from people over the internet?

Brian Cummiskey Brian at hondaswap.com
Tue Sep 6 13:10:50 CDT 2005

Pieter Roosens wrote:
> So none of you have experienced any trouble with Paypal? Like them  
> closing down accounts and things like that ? I found a lot of rather  
> unpleasant information on the net.
> It's hard to know how exceptional these are.

It happens... but it's much less frequent for merchants.  The only time 
they freeze accounts is when the buyer files for reversal claiming they 
never got the product, etc.

I've easily bought/sold about 20k worth through paypal in my day, and 
i've never had my account frozen.

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