How Not to Sell Antiques Online

Another classic scenario illustrating how merchant payment processors can really take the fun out of making money online and turn a successful online business venture for an honest merchant into a disaster.  Pay fees to receive your money and don’t even get any real security or protection in return… Shared at http://www.paypalsucks.com/ In this case, a seller closes an eBay deal on two very expensive antique vases, with the winning bidder paying around $2000 for them via PayPal.  After finalizing the deal, the seller and buyer arrange that the vases will be picked up in person from the seller’s house: the buyer has positive feedback on his eBay account and the seller has no reason to be suspicious. The transaction goes smoothly until several days after the goods are handed over, when the antique seller is contacted by PayPal, who inform them that the money received for the antiques has been…

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