If you use eBay or Paypal, read this!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Xracer, Mar 23, 2004.

  1. Marlin

    Marlin *TFF Admin Staff Chief Counselor*

    Mar 27, 2003
    At SouthernMoss' side forever!
    Good reminder.

    It seems to happen in cycles so we need not let our guard down.

  2. inplanotx

    inplanotx Active Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    I just hoope that they will throw the book at him and set an example for these kind.
  3. Remington597

    Remington597 Former Guest

    Feb 24, 2004
    It is no surprise. He is a scumbag, furthermore, I don't use Paypal or Ebay due to their anti firearms stance.
  4. CountryGunsmith

    CountryGunsmith New Member

    Jan 29, 2003
    Deep Piney Woods of East Texas
    I get fraud emails from con artists posing as eBay and PayPal quite often, probably 3-5 each week. I never click on any links or reply to the email at all.

    The thing to do is to forward the email, including the headers (right click the email and pull up the properties), to the security depts at eBay and PayPal. They have gotten pretty good at tracking down this particular brand of zipperhead. Unfortunately, there are plenty more to take the place of every one that gets zapped.

    As to eBay's and PayPal's anti-gun stance, that's true to a large degree. No complete firearms, firearm receivers, high-capacity magazines or ammunition can be sold on eBay and PayPal's rules prohibit using their service to buy those specific items. That's how GunBroker and AuctionArms are doing as well as they are. If eBay still allowed firearm sales, GunBroker would be just another dead web auction site.

    I manage to keep that PowerSeller rating though... ;)
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