I sold a site on flippa today to learn/fund some ppv campaigns, I wanted the transaction to be done through escrow but the guy went ahead and paid through paypal before he contacted me, which caused my account to become limited.
I sent in the papers they asked for today but it will probably take some time to get them to lift the limitation so I can move the money out of there.
Now, how the hell should I proceed? From what I hear paypal really sucks when it comes to digital goods seller protection so if I push the site to the guy could he just take it and get a paypal refund? (The site and auction is 100% legit and as described btw)
Should I issue a refund and get ask him to it done through escrow? (Can I even refund while limited?)
Should I ask him to wait until PP gets around to removing the limitation? If that happens within a reasonable time anyway. (Anyone knows how long that takes?)
Should I send the stuff over right away because its safe in the PP account and they wont refund it for no good reason?
Be careful, I think there is a dirty reason why he didn’t follow the payment process through escrow.
Dont give him the site through Paypal. Paypal are mother fuckers.
If you cant refund him, ask him to file a dispute or ask for a refund. When the dispute is initiated agree to refund him on the dispute.
Then tell him to pay through escrow.
End of story NEVER DEAL WITH PAYPAL.
Whats the amount we are looking at ?
Burn the site files and database on to a CD and ship it to his address. Use some reputed courier service which has online tracking system in place.
Its mid x,xxx. What would burning the files help? It’s the push of the domain thats the point of no return.
If he disputes or charge backs, then you would have proof that you physically shipped and delivered the product and in 99% of cases you would win.
No, he will claim he bought a WEBSITE, which under Paypals terms is considered a digital item and doesnt need shipping. With digital items they cant verify ownership so he automatically wins. Trust me I know how paypal works I used to scam people there in my early days
ya fuck paypal, they screwed me hard for about 20k in my ebay days.
The Article Published IN 08-03-2011 07:47 PM