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Re: Need some advice please
I've sold a lot of stuff on eBay.
It's normal if you haven't sold much stuff to get a hold put on.
However....if PayPal is telling you to ship, DO NOT SHIP until you know
have been paid and you can deposit the money. If it was a 10 dollar item,
I'd ship it anyway. But not with a 760 dollar item.
----- Original Message -----
From: "d.nix" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, April 16, 2010 10:02 PM
Subject: Re: Need some advice please
> Seems sketchy to me. No response? No shipment... Most Paypal transactions
> are virtually instantaneous. Are you even certain the notice was really
> Maybe advise him nothing is changing hands until the funds are in your
> control, see if that doesnt generate a response.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ace Ovil" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
> Sent: Friday, April 16, 2010 8:36 PM
> Subject: Need some advice please
> I'm sorry to bother you all, but I figured some of you had bought and
> sold some expensive toys over the years and might know about this.
> Let me start by saying I am a broke medical student with almost no
> online trading experience.
> After putting my EDP on craigslist and here on the list for some time, I
> finally decided to sell it on ebay. I had never really sold anything on
> the bay before.
> Anyway, yesterday it closed for what I think is a great sale price
> ($760). I was pretty happy.
> The winning bidder has 0% feedback though and the account was started
> in January. (Sketchy?) I sent him a message before and after the sale,
> but got no response which made me even more nervous. Today I received a
> notice from paypal that the payment is pending in my account but won't
> be released for 21 days.
> Is this normal? Should I ship the Echoplex? Anyone have any advice to
> calm my nerves or tell me what to look out for?
> Thank you,