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on 01-27-2013 09:35 AM
I sold an item only $4.25 but winning bidder asked me for my PayPal address....they didn't want to pay through eBay saying their account would get charged multiple times. i requested they pay through eBay to paypal and sent an invoice to try to help with any problems they sent another message asking if I would pay their overdraft fees. I have not heard of multiple charges to sones ones account. This was a new buyer with no feedback....suspicious??
on 01-27-2013 09:55 AM
They are not paying through eBay, they are paying through Paypal. What they are saying sounds linke nonsense. If they refuse to pay the invoice you sent them file an unpaid item dispute without further delay.
on 01-27-2013 10:21 AM
Multiple charges? Pay their overdraft fees?
Tell the buyer he is required to go through eBay checkout. The ONLY way he can have multiple charges is if he pays more than once, so if he pays only once, he will be fine.
Best not to get into a back and forth discussion on this. After 4 days of non-payment, you can open the unpaid item case.
on 01-27-2013 09:37 AM
Tell them one more time that they need to pay through the eBay system. If they still refuse, open an Unpaid Item dispute through the Resolution Center.
on 01-27-2013 01:33 PM
It isn't that your PayPal email is unsafe, every one of your buyers and sellers has it.
It is because when buyers ask for it, it raises red flags that they are going to try to trick you with a fake payment email.
eBay transactions must go through eBay Checkout or it voids eBay Buyer Protection. Therefore, no buyer on the up and up would ask.....
Never ship without logging on to PayPal directly and verifying your payments are Completed and OK to Ship. Do not trust emails or eBay.
Login to PayPal every time.
on 01-27-2013 09:38 AM
I don't know the correct answer to this question but, I do know I buy things on ebay all the time and I have never been charged to pay for an item through ebay or paypal.