Ebay scam? 80 Sebastopol Eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by wadek2008, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. wadek2008

    wadek2008 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    http://cgi.ebay.com/80-geese-eggs-for-hatching_W0QQitemZ250408932014QQcmdZViewItemQQptZBI_Farm_Supplies?hash=item250408932014&_trksid=p3911.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A570%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C39%3A1%7C240%3A1318%7C301%3A1%7C293%3A1%7C294%3A50

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    this out. They took a pic from Metzer Farms and told me it was a female they hatched. Theyre offering EIGHTY Sebbie eggs, but get this, 90 eggs and free shipping if you pay with Money Order, where people have no buyer's insurance. Zero feedback. Maybe it's just me but something seems fishy. I hat eto see Ebay scams.
     
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    If it walks like a rat, and talks like a rat, then it must be a rat.
    better to wait, your instincts are correct.

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  3. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    They bought the eggs off of ebay, yet they just joined, no feedback for them or left for others from them. Definately sounds fishy.
     
  4. bugladyleah

    bugladyleah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh geeez...I sincerely hope someone isn't that gullible. This person wants a MO so you have NO RECOURSE when you get ripped off. At least with paypal (especially if you use your credit card) you can dispute the charges. If you send someone a MO and they don't come thru, too bad for you. That is such a shame that there are people out there who are that malicious. I hate to see that.
     
  5. brandywine

    brandywine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Disputing with PayPal was like yelling at a wall.

    I agree this is a scam. But don't think that PayPal is a safe way to buy.

    Credit card. The credit card company generally backs up the customer if she has a good case.

    Found this out the hard way. Ebay shysters still have my money, I have no product -- and they keep sending me spam!
     
  6. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    That listing has been removed by eBay. Darn!! I wanted to read it.
     
  7. Deedee

    Deedee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At least Ebay caught it before someone got ripped off big time, these days no one can afford to be scammed like this.
     
  8. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ebay removed it.

    I've been burnt so many times on ebay, even on legit things, i rarely use it anymore.
     
  9. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Yes, the listing is gone, thank goodness.

    It is strange that they bought them off ebay(?) and there's no feedback. Also, wouldn't that be TWICE shipped eggs? That's really going to affect the hatch rate.

    One other point caught my attention- ebay, aka FEEbay, has not allowed sellers to accept ANY paper payments since last August. No Money Orders, no checks, Cashier's or personal. Ebay owns PayPal, and they want their cut.
     
  10. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    Well, sellers can accept money orders/checks on certain things, but most items have to offer paypal. The only one that I can think of that allows paper without offering paypal is, well, adult items, lol.
     

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