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Thwart Trigger-Happy Fraud Criers

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by FreeTheTV, Apr 5, 2009.

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  1. FreeTheTV

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    About a half hour ago, I received an email from an eBay seller with over 1,000 feedback. I had sold him a baseball that I had signed by Alex Rodriguez after a game a few years ago (in his Texas days). I clearly stated that it did not come with a certificate of authentication, and made sure that the buyer understood. The ball sold for $110. I sent it, along with a thank you note for personalization purposes.

    The message stated that the ball was a forgery, which it clearly was not. Unless A-Rod was not A-Rod when he signed the ball, it was genuine. Hell, it was after the game, so if the signature didn't look PERFECT it was probably because his hands were shaky from playing. Anyways, he insisted a full refund. The money was already in my bank account. I had zero feedback anyways. No huge loss to me, so I got an idea and set it into action. I would distance myself completely from my account.

    I took the following steps:

    1. Started a new Gmail address with a different name/contact information.
    2. Changed my eBay email address to that new one.
    3. Changed my actual address to a fictional one for a fictional person
    4. I hadn't had my account for 30 days, but if I had, I would have changed my User ID.
    5. Changed my billing and shipping information.
    6. Ended all of my current (4) items.
    7. Requested to close my eBay account, stating billing problems with no additional comments.
    8. Closed my PayPal account, an immediate process.
    9. Closed my bank account, and transferred all of the funds into a buffer account, which was for overdraft.
    10. Withdrew the money from the ATM.
    11. Closed the buffer bank account, and opened two more to repeat the process again.
    12. Will deposit money into primary checking account Monday morning.
    13. Deleted the new email address.
    With these 13 steps, the problems SHOULD disappear.
     
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  2. clyphox

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    nice one... wish it was that easy opening and account in the UK :/
     
  3. FreeTheTV

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    How is it more difficult?
     
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    Do you think he still won't sue you? I know I would. You can still easily be found.

    Your problems are far from over.
     
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  5. snowwhite

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    And you did all that for $110? hahaha

    yes, problem will surely disappear for a few days, but it will hunt you soon

    so juvenile

    get a real job for christ's sake
     
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    you might be real and doing something harmless, or you're planning to do some big scale fraud in Ebay, and you're posting here to test out your ''flawless'' plan. BHW is not the right place for this. If he wants to dispute it and take the cash back, you have to oblige to that, and make sure you get that ball back. Simple. No banking fraud allowed here. Go to some other carding forum.

    While there are some scumbags around who would simply call fraud just to get their cash back, the system is put in place to reduce fraud. Most legit businesses has already factored in chargebacks as ''cost of doing business''.... thats life.
     
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    WTF is that masturbation cream banner?
     
  8. FreeTheTV

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    Yes, it is. And a very smart idea at that. I kinda wish snowwhite wouldn't flame all my threads, but I understand.
     
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  9. Therookie

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    I'll have 40 cases:D:D:D:D
     
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    Dear god...
     
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  11. hotwicked

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    I agree. All that for $110? I wouldn't have even bothered. You had tracking information for the shipment let him file a dispute. As you stated your seller account was at 0 feedback, so even if he negged you just stop using that seller account and make another one. You shouldn't get suspended for one negative or one dispute.
     
  12. jakeumms

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    Wow! So unnecessary... Why is $110 that important to you?
     
  13. TheTRUTH

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    WOW ALL of that for $110..?

    The time spent doing all of that you could have made $110..

    TIME IS MONEY!

    never forget that
     
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    Dear god, I had forgotten about writing this. Why was it bumped?
     
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    there is a option of close thread in thread tools!
    Posted via Mobile Device
     
  16. FreeTheTV

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    Fuckin' A, man. Thank you :D
     
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