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feedback blackmale / extorsion? what can i do?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by ineedmoney1, May 3, 2009.

  1. ineedmoney1

    ineedmoney1 Power Member

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    i am being blackmaled by a buyer. The buyer says give me a huge discount or i will leave you negative feedback. Wait they have already left the negative feedback, now they are saying they will remove it if i give them a big discount, almost half price.

    what can i do?
     
  2. stmadeveloper

    stmadeveloper Registered Member

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    assume your talking about e-bay. Forward the e-mails to them asking them for help. Chances are that feedback will be removed, the buyer will be banned.
     
  3. LazyAffiliate

    LazyAffiliate BANNED BANNED

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    Report them (use emails or PM's as evidence).
     
  4. ineedmoney1

    ineedmoney1 Power Member

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    i don't think reporting them will work. eBay does not really give a shit about sellers unless your a power seller and this account is only 3 or 4 months old with low feedback, and this bitch is extorting me. i will give it a try though.
     
  5. angelas111

    angelas111 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I recall when they rolled out the feedback policy they said they will take feedback extortion very seriously. So you may want to report them. Its worth a try.
     
  6. indexyoursite

    indexyoursite Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Move on this is a black hat forum, respond with 'go fuck yourself' and keep your biz going.
     
  7. HaRRo

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    LazyAffiliate BANNED BANNED

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    BTW, It's BLACKMAIL and not BLACKMALE. :D
     
  9. ineedmoney1

    ineedmoney1 Power Member

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    ebay Customer Service is a joke. That is the only reason i asked for advise from fellow blackhaters because chances are someone will know of a good way to deal with this situation. i have reported the buyer but i don't think anything will happen.

    i am just gonna keep trying to get her ass suspended.
     
  10. jimbobo2779

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    Just do what everyone else, who has received a negative feedback, has been doing the past couple of years.

    Sue the shit out of them lol. So many lawsuits about negative feedback....

    But seriously get in touch with eBay and they will more likely than not get banned, eBay don't play for that shit.

    Jim
     
  11. agkfal

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    if they are in canada or usa, call the local cops.
    its fraud, a quick call from the cops will shut them up.

    I called the residence once of someone who tried it, the kid was 16, his parents spanked the shit out of him while I was on the phone. I told the parents that I would file a criminal report for fraud if their child tries anything with me.
     
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    photoads Regular Member

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    I thought you can comment too - write that the buyer is a scammer and blackmailer - How much is the item and have you sent it yet? If not cancel the transaction, you do not have to do business with everyone!
     
  13. Hola7890

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    Harro's post was useful to you ?
     
  14. No Limits

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    I agree with HaRRo. I would like to add that Ebay doesn't play this way--they don't like extortion. So make sure that you follow this through with Ebay, not BHW. Here's how to do it: Set up a master file with your evidence emails, the copies of the auction and paypal screenshots, etc. In this master file, write a short summary and chronology of what happened and when. Don't leave anything out. Make the format clean and clear...like; __Day, posted x day auction, ___ day x wone, ___ day got first email of extortion, etc. Send this master file to ebay. Also ask them for all fees associated with the transaction (including paypla) to be refunded to you. Make sure that you tell them that you will post this as a case study on a blog so others can publicly read about your extortion resolution. Do not threaten ebay, but make it clear that their response will also become public. Good luck.
     
  15. Therookie

    Therookie BANNED BANNED

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    Thats right then after that chop his most prized posession off-his dick
     
  16. eurgbp

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    by the way good thing and powerful not only to make screenshots but also use tools like INSTANT DEMO, that creates flash based videos, good stuff and very solid as an evidence
     
  17. fulcanelli

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    If you are getting blackmaled then you need to film it and upload it onto some porn sites.
     
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  18. moronmike

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    Take the half off. I've been doing offline business for years. You always make money doing your business than dealing with jackasses. Yes, there are more and more of them, but keep going forward and write this off. It's better to have your name. I know, my name was and is hurt by someone who used black hat stuff after they tried to bribe me.

    Give them half, get your feedback, move on.
     
  19. tygoldberg

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    I read the title like, what a brother is extorting you
     
  20. MuonTrail

    MuonTrail Registered Member

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    Like everyone said, jump through eBay's hoops to get him banned. But in the meantime tell him its too late for you to do a refund, but you have a hook-up to get him a free trial of some teeth whitening or something instead and send him to a CPA offer. :)