Never Accept PayPal Payment For Motor Vehicles

PayPal Reversal Used Car

After taking a drive over to eBay’s selling forum, a poster claimed he sold his car on eBay Motors, and accepted PayPal for payment that was reversed. It’s a tough loss because PayPal does not cover motor vehicles. He took an initial PP $1,000 deposit, and “friends and family” sent him the balance, also by PayPal. 😥 The topic so far has 22 replies with some misinformation. The car is not stolen because the seller accepted electronic payment (PayPal.) This turns the transaction into a civil matter where the seller…

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Motor Vehicle Credit Card ChargeBack On Titled Property Reversed

Reversing Credit Card Chargeback Motor Vehicle

This eBay Top Rated Seller in good standing since 2010 sold his 2005 Ford F-150 Lariat 4×4 pickup truck on eBay Motors. Seller accepted PayPal for the full purchase price. Buyer later attempted a chargeback. But in the end the good guys won! Seller claims the buyer (a licensed dealer) paid an initial deposit. Then paid the balance with PayPal $10,000. Seller claims the buyer used his photos to list the truck for sale, but it was ended because of an error. It has been 3 weeks and now the…

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eBay Car Seller Worried About PayPal Charge Back

PayPal Funds Frozen??

Got a real lively topic going on the eBay Motors Forums. So far the topic has 100 replies and Doc is sure more will be piling up before it’s all over. This one is more entertainment than watching re-runs on TV. But i have a feeling eBay / Liveworld will likely pull it soon. Just in case we have made screen captures of all 5 pages to preserve the evidence so to speak. 🙄 It’s quite simple, eBay want’s you to believe your covered against Fraud when using PayPal. Sometimes that’s…

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Doc Interviews eBay Used Car Dealer About PayPal Chargeback

1963 Ford Falcon Convertible

This is a recorded phone call we had today with Bob from Ohio about this failed transaction on eBay Motors. Bob is a long time eBay Member that joined a year later than Doc did back in 1999. He got shafted several times by eBay as a seller, but this last time was the straw that broke the camels back so to speak. It involved a car dealership in Cannonsburg, PA. The dealer bought a decent old 60’s Ford Falcon from him, and paid the required $500 deposit by PayPal.…

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