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How is this guy manipulating his order form to redirect to Paypal?

Discussion in 'Business & Tax Advice' started by Jayroo, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. Jayroo

    Jayroo Regular Member

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    Hi All,

    I have seen this guy sell Electronic Cigarettes online now for almost 2 years now, I remember his site clearly its the first site that comes up on page one of G Australia title of domain is the same as keywords "health ecigarette Australia" in G Australia, he as an all blue website, he has kept the design the same for 2 years, same color blue etc, though one thing that stood out was how he manages to use Paypal as his main payment processor for now almost 2 years to sell umm a product that PP doesn't allow to be sold as per their user agreement policy.

    so I'm am thinking he is using frames from another 3rd party website to redirect his order form to PP?, though what's interesting is that his order form already fills out most of the details straight onto P's form, also the product description is all over the PP details in the payment window, so I am confused how he has managed to use PP for 2 years now? could someone with more programing or website knowledge find out just by looking? I just wanted to see if it is possible to hide certain info from PP, so I can apply it to future websites...thanks in advance.. :)
     
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  2. Jayroo

    Jayroo Regular Member

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    hmm no one? can anyone actually find the site? I am not allowed to post domains yet, apologies for that...
     
  3. bryanon

    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    They could forward the request to PayPal through a different domain/site and this way hide the actual referrer from PayPal but as you said - the order details and whatnot show up on the PayPal order so most likely it's just the case that nobody has reported them (yet) and PayPal's robots (if they have any) haven't spotted the site yet either.
     
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  4. Jayroo

    Jayroo Regular Member

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    yeah that's what I figured, and yes I am too under the impression that PP use robots like G to detect this kind of thing, as there are too many users of PP to have humans manually checking for these things.... unless they have a red flag suspicious accounts department where all the detected accounts by the robot automatically get directed into a queue to get checked manually by a small team of people?