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Is my Ebay Stealth Account done for good? Need your help.

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by art2gecko, Apr 27, 2015.

  1. art2gecko

    art2gecko Newbie

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    So I created a stealth account and successfully sold 2 items so far. The funds in paypal have been on its regular hold however today I noticed that they put a hold in my savings account at my bank for the funds for shipping. I used PayPal to pay for the shipping but I guess since the money is on hold they dipped into my savings account for the money.

    At this time my accounts aren't limited however I fear that they will limit them soon. Any ideas? Should I have gone to the post office physically to ship until there were funds available in my paypal to pay for the shipping?
     
  2. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    I think you're okay. Standard operating procedure for paypal to dip into your bank account if account goes into negative.
     
  3. art2gecko

    art2gecko Newbie

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    They won't figure out that the names are different on the two accounts? I was under the impression the bank would reject the transaction if the names/address dont match?
     
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    toml3030 Elite Member

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    NO. Banks only give paypal two things. 1. Is this a valid account numer? 2. Can money be transferred in and out of the account? Banks will NOT tell paypal that the names don't match.
     
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    There is an option to allow them to take shipping out later once the hold is released instead of using paypal balance to pay for shipping. If you chose to use paypal balance, that is the reason for the hold on your savings.

    Next time do not use paypal balance... check the other option. It is right there on the page to purchase shipping.

    Paypal funds are usually released 3 days after confirmed delivery of the item or 7 days after the expected delivery date (if I remember correctly).. Once funds are released they will release the hold on your savings account as well.

    Good luck.
     
  6. titties420

    titties420 Registered Member

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    get the items packaged and shipped immediately, make sure to put some funds in that savings account if there wasnt any in the account, some back charge handsome fees for crap like that, and yeah for like the first 3 months of selling you have the option to bill the shipping costs and get label printed before funds are released. and they will then bill the amount of shippiong pnce funds have been released