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post #46 of 54
I like how at the bottom of that statement it says, "Thanks for choosing Paypal?" Very professional looking lol
post #47 of 54
LOL - I missed that, but yes, in that invoice Paypal seems unsure of who it is.

However, the invoice seems in no doubt of MRS. NANCY WILLIAMS.
post #48 of 54
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Originally Posted by DRSpeed85 View Post
Guys I received a fake payment confirmation email from the scammer. This confirmations emails should come from paypal directly so I knew for sure this is a scam. I'm posting a copy of the email so you can take a look at how a fake one looks like.



Is there any way I can recieve the two $6 listing fees I wasted from this scam?
The fake paypal payment I recieved looked a lot more official: they had paypal logos, "confirmed shipping address" and account...even official looking copyright notices on the bottom. Hopefully the "confirmed" address was enough for paypal to do something with. In the very least, paypal can crack down on the e-mail address for sending out fraudulent statements.

As for e-bay....no, they don't waive the listing fees, but they do waive processing/ending fees if the buyer is no longer an active member. That's what sucks right now....as it looks like there's a lot of Nigeria scammers
post #49 of 54
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Originally Posted by Joshatdot View Post
yes, ship to Africa = scam
Not always
post #50 of 54
That just looked the same way as one of my "buyers" a while ago. Same story as yours. Don't do it.
In my case they payment-type was Money-Transfer and I first had to ship the item and than get my money. So i ended up still having the camera.
After rejecting that one i got a second and a third buyer of such kind. With almost the same story...
post #51 of 54
the world is just full of people trying to take other people's money. bunch of crooks.
post #52 of 54
jeez, now I see why you ppl don't want to send anything outside US. And because of such ppl, we average auropeans are considered to be thiefs :/ sad, truly sad....
post #53 of 54
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Originally Posted by eternality.pl View Post
jeez, now I see why you ppl don't want to send anything outside US. And because of such ppl, we average auropeans are considered to be thiefs :/ sad, truly sad....
Hey, we Europeans get the same scams too. Not all of us are US members and not all US folk are squeaky clean.
post #54 of 54
No way. We have to earn trust. Build a reputation, and go from there. Let's not make this an ugly thing.
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