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Community Member
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎04-22-2013

Ebay is a rip off!!!!

I have accidently issued a refund to one of my buyer before i got the item back. No one who works at EBAY OR PAYPAL can reverse this refund when i only made it 45 minutes ago. I have contacted all the people i can call including my BANK. Ebay and Paypal tranfered me 50000 times. i have no respect for a company who doesnt have any answers to my question and just want to continue to tranfer sellers/buyer. If i dont get my money or item soon. There will be more serious problems! 

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Community Member
Posts: 3,579
Registered: ‎04-17-2007

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

Sorry, but it was your mistake, not eBay's, Paypal's, or your bank's fault. I do understand how frustrating and aggravating it must be to be transferred several times and still have no answers. But, again, this was your mistake.

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myangelandmyprincess
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Posts: 4,787
Registered: ‎12-02-2004

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

so you making a mistake of refunding makes ebay a rip off?


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Posts: 4,241
Registered: ‎03-19-2006

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

you want others to fix a mistake you made, you made it so accept it

age is a measure of time , wisdom is the measure of how we used that time
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Posts: 36
Registered: ‎03-17-2013

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

So Op, what was the problem with that "genuine" Coach bag that's being returned?

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Community Member
Posts: 6
Registered: ‎04-22-2013

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

She has the stain in the bag that i took pictures of. So she wants a return, which is fine with me. 

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Posts: 6
Registered: ‎04-22-2013

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

I understand it is my fault but they shouldn't give people false hope. Saying this person will take care of it and you are transferred around. I would rather them say WE CANT DO ANYTHING then say they can.  

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myangelandmyprincess
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Registered: ‎12-02-2004

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10


I understand it is my fault but they shouldn't give people false hope. Saying this person will take care of it and you are transferred around. I would rather them say WE CANT DO ANYTHING then say they can.  



 


yeah they have a tendency to tell people what they think they want to hear rather than actual ebay policy...although in their defense I'm not sure they KNOW ebay policy so it may not be on purpose.


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Posts: 30
Registered: ‎06-07-2011

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

I feel your pain! I recently had a case opened on me and when I went in and showed the tracking number in the resolution center that showed delivered, I copied and pasted the number hit send and low and behold the BUYER gets a refund...STILL dont know how that happened.

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Registered: ‎04-22-2013

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

UPDATE... I got my item back...lucky my buyer was honest enough to send it back


 

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Registered: ‎05-02-2006

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

So ebay isn't a rip off like you originally stated?

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Posts: 91
Registered: ‎09-24-2011

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

You did hit the refund button not feebay

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crazy_daisy01
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Posts: 284
Registered: ‎11-25-2008

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

If this is the first time you have ever sold on ebay then you need to take the time to learn the rules/terms asap. Mistakes like this can kill a business that is just getting up off the ground and learning all you can BEFORE you sell is the best way to protect yourself and grow a successful ebay business.


The other posters have told you correctly. Only issue the refund after the item has been received & if any other issues arise it would be best to come to the boards first since sellers know more then ebay reps 98% of the time.


Fail to plan & you can plan to fail. This is you're account and it will only be as successful as You make it. ;-)

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wiwauctions
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Posts: 7
Registered: ‎08-04-2006

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

eBay's new fee structure is cheaper to list, but my final value fees have gone up 58%.


They say they make it easier for their sellers with 1 flat rate, what it really means is a major fee increase without call it an increase.


Check your eBay bill, but make sure you are seated when you do.

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Registered: ‎04-22-2013

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

 


thanks I know that. I explained more in the post

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Registered: ‎04-22-2013

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

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I think it still is. Cause I never got answers at all. They had rather n sugar coat my issue. Then say they couldn't help 

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family*mom
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Posts: 90
Registered: ‎11-24-2005

Re: Ebay is a rip off!!!!

in reply to bjarrett10

I sold two of the exact items....One buyer was happy, the other wanted a refund.  So...being nice, I paid for the return shipping and had the buyer send the item back.  Only problem was that I accidentilly sent the refund to the satisfied customer.  Once you give money through Paypal, it is there, you can't get it back unless the person is an honest one and will refund it.  


 


Well, the buyer who received the wrongful refund wasn't responding to me, and I called Paypal who called him directly and I received the refund the next day.



I was very grateful since I was the one who made the mistake, and I was at the mercy of another person's values and ethics.  


 


Just be pleasant, see if Paypal will contact your buyer to refund the money.  

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