Fee collection passed on to a debt collector... should I pay?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by menly, Aug 24, 2009.

  1. menly

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    Have you tried calling eBay?
     
  3. menly

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    Just emailed them now, I'll call them if need be but I see that their UK contact number is a premium number and I don't really want to put any more money in their pockets.
     
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    Hopefully they didn't sell the debt to another company, then you're dealing with a whole new monster. Something that little, you might want to just pay off, as it's anegative on your credit report. I understand the Principal of the fact, they ripped you, but the fact of the matter is they can rip you much more, with your credit score. Just pay it.
     
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    Yes, but you're on dodgy ground with eBay as they have provided the service that you've paid for, i.e. an auction listing. The fact that you haven't been paid is irrelevant and isn't eBay's fault. Have you put a NPB report in? eBay will refund some of your fees but not all. That's the way they work. They'll pull the 'eBay is just a venue' shit that they usually come with and you'll end up losing and having your credit rating hoyed down the shitter.
     
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  8. menly

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    I've paid the debt collectors, just to keep my credit score clean. I will however keep this up with ebay and insist on a refund...