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How do i i file a complaint against a seller who sold the item after i won the auction, but hadn't completed paying?
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎10-15-2012

Hi, i won an auction on Ebay, and i the seller wasn't accepting any of my methods of paying, even though there was no specifics in the listing itself. During the time when i was trying to come up with a resolution he sold the item to someone else, even though i won the auction, and he wasnt letting me pay. Is there anyway i can form a complaint against him, or make him get the item to sell to me?

Other Answers: 7
Community Member
Posts: 22,576
Registered: ‎02-18-2003
in reply to sekeme

Go to customer service button, upper right corner of the page, then contact eBay to get a phone number to call.


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Community Member
Posts: 8,591
Registered: ‎06-06-2011
in reply to sekeme

what was the item?

if it was a vehicle...those bids are nonbinding/


Community Member
Posts: 18,695
Registered: ‎02-25-2003
in reply to sekeme

Let me guess ...

You won the

Cardfight!! Vanguard COMPLETE Narukami deck with Sleeves and Box

but, you ignored the fact that the seller ships only to the USA, and you are in Australia.





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Community Member
Posts: 26,866
Registered: ‎01-23-2011
in reply to sekeme

If you are buying ANYTHING on ebay, you need a paypal account to make sure that you can complete a purchase. I don't know what your payment options are, but if you didn't complete the transaction by paying, the buyer had every right to re-list the item and sell it to someone else after the time limit had expired.

Community Member
Posts: 3,502
Registered: ‎06-29-2007
in reply to sekeme

eBay will do nothing for you. You can leave a Negative Feedback and hit their Stars. That will hurt the Seller more then you know. bobbie ]Smiley Happy

Community Member
Posts: 17,081
Registered: ‎08-25-2006
in reply to sekeme

Unless you paid, you have no dispute.


You let the seller convince you that you didn't win or weren't required to pay?



Community Member
Posts: 1,466
Registered: ‎05-16-2006
in reply to sekeme

"the seller wasn't accepting any of my methods of paying"


They are not supposed to accept your methods. You are supposed to pay according their methods. If you have received an unpaid item strike for not paying then it can be expected the seller would relist the item.