Re: [CR]ebay fraud


Example: Production Builders:Cinelli:Laser

From: "Steven Willis" <smwillis@verizon.net>
To: <chasds@mindspring.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <7054790.1087337480723.JavaMail.root@wamui08.slb.atl.earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]ebay fraud
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 11:11:13 -0700


Good luck. I had a problem like this before with Paypal I will not go in to detail with it but I will never use Paypal again and I got my money back from my card. Steven Willis 1778 East Second Street Scotch Plains NJ 07076 908-322-3330 http://www.thebikestand.com


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Subject: [CR]ebay fraud



> I'm about to go to my credit-card company to attempt to
> get my money back after an ebay deal gone bad.
>
> This is the first time this has happened to me, so any
> advice would be helpful.
>
> I won an auction for a Colnago Super with 50th anniversary
> parts from *jayway15* (who has since been de-listed from ebay).
>
> Jayway15 is one Marc-Paul van Asseldonk, in Den Bosch,
> Netherlands. He had mostly positive feedback, a few
> complaints about slow service, not much more.
>
> I actually e-mailed him before the auction ended to try to
> get a sense of whether he was legit or not, and he seemed ok
> (first mistake).
>
> I won the bike, he send a street address (which I will pursue), but
> I paid him with Paypal using a credit card.
>
> And I haven't heard from him since. No bike has shown up.
>
> It's been about 45 days, beyond paypal's limits (30 days is stupid,
> when you consider how long it takes for something to ship
> from Europe, sometimes...but PayPal is refusing to do anything
> to help with this)... so I will be working with my credit card
> issuer to try to get my money back.
>
> My second mistake was waiting so long to follow up. I guess
> I believed he was legit, and he just couldn't get hold of me.
>
> Which was stupid, and I won't make that mistake again.
>
> This post is a simple warning to avoid this guy like the plague.
>
> Also, if any of you know him, of him, or how to get in
> contact with him, I'd really appreciate it if you could
> tell me what you know.
>
> I am, naturally, quite angry about this, and I'm going to
> pursue him in whatever way seems reasonable.

>

> Charles Andrews

> SoCal