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Shipped something and buyer is saying they didn't get it.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ppenguin7, Apr 26, 2010.

  1. ppenguin7

    ppenguin7 Registered Member

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    Shipped something on egay and the buyer is saying they didn't get it even though I know they did. I have serial number and a receipt saying I shipped it but tracking number is smudged and I can't read it. Paypal want's to reverse the charge as I don't technically have proof of shipping. Is there anyway to "fake" a tracking number to make them happy and win this case?
     
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    Why don't you just call the shipping company and get the tracking number from there?
     
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    ppenguin7 Registered Member

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    Already tried that didn't work as they index things by tracking numbers and not by address, since it's not readable no luck there.
     
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    LOL, I had this same problem once...ship them another, save the customer. You don't want bad reviews on the web
     
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    getty1212 Registered Member

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    Same thing happened to me except I lost the shipping number. The buyer ended up getting a free iphone out of it from me.
     
  6. waynezz

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    Damn, I feel sorry for you. Did it happen on ebay as well?
     
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    greentitanium Senior Member

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    yeah, if you dont have tracking numbers, anyone can charge back, and half the time they can charge back anyway. laptop experience here
     
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    Yeah it so damn heavily in favor of the buyer on ebay and amazon. You can just charge back and get your money back most of the time if they don't have a shipping number.
     
  9. 2Cent

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    I actually did make up a tracking number once and it worked. The case went back to the buyer and since they saw that I responded back with the tracking number (because they knew they were lying and received the item) they dropped the case. This was a few years ago...things may changed since then. Now I always get a tracking number when I mail something out.
     
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    now the tracking numbers actually show the address it goes to. If they check the fake tracking number and see it doesn't exist or goes to some random address I think they will say you are a fraud.
     
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    this is why I use Paypal to create all my shipping labels when selling things through ebay.
    Best thing you can do is ship the buyer another one if you have it but if you dont one other thing you could try is ship something like a $1 item to the buyer's address so you have a tracking number then. I would only try this though if you know for sure the buyer has gotten your item already.
     
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    So all you have to do to get shit for free is say you didn't get it? lol
     
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    It can be done sucks for the seller though

    I had a few people do it to me back win the WII was a hot item
    they got a free WII i got fucked out of a few hundred bucks
    i hope their kids where happy on christmas :D
     
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    What if you send them something that's not the original item and get a tracking number that way?

    Like if you know for sure they got it, can't you just send them like a piece of paper and just get a tracking number for that?

    It's so hard to prove and I don't know if it's ever worth getting a tracking number... Because if they really want to dispute it, it's like... I'll just fake a tracking number because I really sent it out.