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08-12-2016 06:03 PM
Some one just suggested that I block bidders who do not have a PayPal account. They said that 99% of scammers or sport bidder do not have a pay pal account. Someone with O feedback is bidding on an item from a account they opened today. I will let it ride and hope it works out good for me. I could cancel their bid then block them, but it could be someone who saw the item that day and decide to open an ebay account.
08-01-2016 04:13 PM
08-01-2016 07:41 AM
or just msg the seller and say "hey Im a new member here and I wanted to touch base to relay Im a new person with a paypal acct and a legit bidder, is it ok if I bid? I see your acution says no zero feedback...." etc etc... a coherent msg goes a long way.
07-22-2016 10:44 AM
07-21-2016 09:05 AM
[quote]Never had a problem with 0 fb buyers , it always was with ones with 100's[/quote]
I almost always have problems with 0 feedback buyers. In the 15 years I've been selling on here the vast majority of my non-payments come from 0 feedback buyers. I thought that years ago we used to be able to block them but now we can't. It's annoying and wastes so much time because we have to wait before listing the item again after filing a dispute.
06-12-2016 10:57 PM
06-11-2016 12:39 PM
I have tried to sell 2 higher end watches on ebay and both times a zero feedback fake buyer has "bought" it. Of course never paid and took my watch off the ebay market for 3 weeks. Until ebay corrects this problem, I am only buying through ebay. ebay also does not refund my money for this fake sale, I only get credit!! with is complete BS. ebay is as big a scam as the zero feedback fake buyers.
05-25-2016 08:00 AM
05-23-2016 04:10 PM
05-22-2016 07:41 AM
05-21-2016 04:34 AM
Have had two Buy It Now items result in PayPal disputes thanks to zero feedback buyers. Even when they do pay, there are problems!!!
One was an ipad and the buyer claimed it arrived broken. I offered a full refund if she returned it. She claimed she returned it but didn't provide a tracking number on the package. This was apparently my fault since I didn't tell her get delivery confirmation when she shipped it. Fortunately, I won the PayPal dispute, but there's now a restriction on my account about when I can withdraw funds.
Second was an international buyer who purchased a lot of ikea bookends for over $100. We went back and forth with a best offer price a few times and he finally purchased. I shipped through Ebay's international buyer program and got delivery confirmation. 2 weeks later, he disputed the charge with his credit card company saying he didn't authorize the transaction. Interestingly enough, someone on Facebook with the same very unique name as the buyer discussed needing to buy a bunch of bookends.
These scammers need to be stopped!
05-20-2016 02:15 PM
Respectfully disagree. Fake bidders are the bane of my existence. I don't know exactly what ebay could do to resolve the issue, but it would be nice if they did soomething. I'm personally a fan of bringing back negative or at least nuetral feddback for buyer. This would partially prevent buyers from abusing the system and possibly give you a heads up on potential trouble children. I would honestly be willing to block bidders with under 15 feedback with certain items. For example, I listed 6 laptops(had to relist 3 and it happened again on 2) the other day and 2 people with roughly 10 feedback inflated the price and bid on every listing. As soon as the bid ended I received "sorry I can't purchase for blah blah blah", which I knew would happen. Adding insult to injury, you have to wait 10 days for the pricks to accept a "cancel order". Endless cyce of madness.
05-15-2016 01:48 PM
I am so fed up with fake Ebay bidders who bid for revenge or sport. I must have someone vindictive out there for some reason, and Ebay does nothing about it. I literally can't even list any auctions anymore, only BIT, because I get MULTIPLE ) 0 Feedback Sport Bidders on my listings. My last 5 auctions have ended in UNPAID ITEM CASES by fake bidders. I had to literally watch my most recent auction till the end because there were 4 separate 0 Feedback bidders on it, I had to hurry and block last minute and cancel the fake bids as it ended so a real bidder could win, it's getting very upsetting. I believe it's the same person with all of the accounts harassing me. Not only is it usually 0 Feedback but the user IDS are ridiculous and usually jumbled letters that make no sense. I am sick of having to wait for an unpaid item case to close before I can relist. Not only that, but there is one listing that I have had to list THREE times before selling to a real bidder. I think the first person I opened a real unpaid item case against got ticked off and decided to have some fun. Theory of course, it could just be some randoms awful people with no lives, but it's very upsetting. Ebay needs to figure something out to fix this.
03-23-2016 09:11 PM
03-23-2016 01:23 AM - edited 03-23-2016 01:24 AM
Actually I'm wondering how to block ZERO'S too.
It is something other Ebayers want.
I'm being put at a very high risk with these scammers.