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Re: delivery confirmation -- a cautionary tale

Subject: Re: delivery confirmation -- a cautionary tale
From: "Chuck B" cgbragg
Date: Sat Dec 1, 2007 4:42 pm ((PST))
oryoki2000 wrote:

> I advise against Paypal as the means of receiving payment for items
> you sell online.  If the buyer reports a problem, Paypal takes their
> word and immediately withdraws the funds from the seller's account.
> Then the seller has to fight with Paypal to get the money back.
        I recommend against using Paypal because of the experience I had as a 
r who returned a package to a camera dealer. The dealer admitted *in writin=
g* receiving the package and then later denied receiving it, and Paypal sti=
ll chose to believe him and let him keep the money. It seems to me that Pay=
pal is more interested in keeping their big customers happy than in doing t=
he right thing. Since then if I have to use Paypal I make *sure* to put it =
on my credit card. Once Paypal charges your bank account you are toast. OTO=
H. a reasonable appeal to the credit card company has worked for me before.=

Chuck Bragg, Pacific Palisades, CA
Membership, Newsletter, Web manager
Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society

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