Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/06/20

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Subject: RE: [Leica] OT Ebay problem - please delete is no interest in Ebay
From: "Austin Franklin" <>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2003 11:33:08 -0400

As a note, having "false" contact information (or incorrect for that matter)
is enough to have someone suspended from eBay, as well as have negative
feedback removed.

If there is any doubt, I insist that they take PayPal, as I can always
reverse the charge if there is a problem (though PayPal says you can't, you


> I agree with Lea. Ebay, like most other online buying, is based on
> trust. If I have the slightest doubt about the seller, I do not deal.
> This has nothing to do with the person's location--my most recent
> purchases were from people in Slovakia and the Ukraine--but the kind of
> fishiness about the address, disconnected phones etc. that Ernest
> describes should mean no deal.
> Nathan
> lea wrote:
> > I've got over 75 ebay transactions under my belt and I would never go
> > for this. He may be on the up and up but why spend your good money to
> > find out he's not? He should relist the item with his new address since
> > he's moved.
> >
> > Sounds fishy. I think you're doing the right thing.
> > Lea
> >

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