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  • John
    Mar 24, 2012
      The problem with Pay Pal is that if one of your customers complain, right
      away it's your word against the customer's with you have to do all the work
      to prove that you're in the right.
      At the first instance of a complaint Pay Pal freezes your assets without
      even hearing the seller's side of the story.


      -------Original Message-------

      From: Michael Stoll
      Date: 3/24/2012 8:44:21 PM
      To: probe_control@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: RE: [probe_control] Re: Scanner

      Hi Marta, John, All,

      I had trouble with PayPal a couple years ago - someone got into my account
      and I had a charge of $987 that was about to be taken out of my bank - I
      cought it and stopped payment. Similar stories from my brother more than
      once and a couple friends too.

      Not to mention the other non sense I have been through with PayPal.

      The last Scanners I sold were through direct contact email and payment was
      made by check through the mail.

      I guess if there were no other choice I would be willing to accept PayPal -
      but I'm not willing to deal with eBay.


      --- On Sat, 3/24/12, Marta Dawes <marta@...> wrote:

      From: Marta Dawes <marta@...>
      Subject: RE: [probe_control] Re: Scanner
      To: probe_control@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 7:29 PM

      Paypal isn't a bank, and I wouldn't trust them if I were a seller. They can

      cut off your access to your account and freeze the money in it, and you

      can't do anything about it since they're not subject to banking rules.


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      -----Original Message-----

      From: probe_control@yahoogroups.com [mailto:probe_control@yahoogroups.com]

      On Behalf Of John

      Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2012 5:49 PM

      To: probe_control@yahoogroups.com

      Subject: Re: [probe_control] Re: Scanner

      Their company Paypal suddenly decided it needed everyone's bank

      account...even if you were a long time client.

      You can read many angry comments about it online.

      On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 5:32 PM, Michael Stoll <kc8nqa@...> wrote:

      > **



      > Hi Geoff,


      > I was at the point of Listing - it came up with the Banking Info Page

      > to get started. Red flag for me - so, I just decided to do the direct

      > as I did for the last few Scanners and the one Agent Ring. No one

      > seemed to have any problem with it.


      > As I recall from last year using eBay, the listing fees and then the

      > selling fees wound up being not really worth all the hassle of even

      > dealing with them. I think I remember them holding payment until the

      > buyer posted a Good Feedback also, so for a $100.00 item minus the 20

      > bucks they take after the week of listing and another week waiting for

      > the Good Feedback, then the transfer through paypal is Way Too Much BS.


      > Bottom line - I choose Not to use eBay, just not worth it - the last

      > Scanner and Neck Chain Attachment I let go for under a hundred - that

      > is a steal but considering the economy now I don't expect to get

      > anything like did a couple years ago.


      > I was considered done building Scanners and came across some Extra

      > Parts I had from the years of building them, so I decided to make a

      > couple more - one to sell, one for me.


      > Have a Great Day Geoff,


      > Mike


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