PayPal - ebay fraud - Buyer is doing a charge back on me

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Hello everyone,

I'm not sure what to do here. I received a $100 Dell egift card from a Samsung 32 LCD deal. I sold it on eBay for $94 (really less) to [personal info removed] ([personal info removed] and emailed her a copy of it as well as mailing a printout of it. The card has been used and this morning I received an email from PayPal saying the buyer ( [personal info removed] "did not authorize this purchase." So the payment is being reversed on my PayPal account 😕. I've contacted PayPal through the resolution center as their email says to and hope they side with me. I don't know what I could have done to prevent this.

In another related eBay problem, a Fitbit I sold was returned to me (undeliverable) because the address was bad and the buyer has not responded to my messages. I don't sell on eBay very often but get very annoyed with hassles like this and their fees.

Thanks for reading and any advice you might have

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Sorry. selling egift card on eBay is well, I can't fathom the thought of it. You almost have zero recourse as you might already beginning to figure out. As far as what you should done? Read the T&C closer. Selling eGift card on eBay is like running through a thornbush naked.

btw. remove the email and name of the "buyer". You have no idea if that's someone who are just as much a victim as you are.

FW has an Online Auction forum for eBay/PayPal related stuff, with some experienced folks (paging tlaxy, paging tlaxy) that could probably answer your questions. You could send a mod alert from your post, and ask the mod on duty to move this thread there.

thanks, I didn't know where to post

SweetClover said:   FW has an online-auctio n forum for eBay /PayPal related stuff, 
  Where? I thought this was it.

I initially posted in off-topic

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