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Please help new to pay pal

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Mstarr22
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I was told in message that I needed to provide a tracking number of shipment and to not worry my money is on hold and will be mine once that is done. Well it’s not I out in the tracking number and the invoice was never paid. How do I go about trying to get the money for my product from this buyer? I’ve sent an email invoice and a reminder of the unpaid bill.
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Please help new to pay pal

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kernowlass
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@Mstarr22 

 

SOUNDS LIKE THIS SCAM.

 

SCAM.

They encourage you to accept a 'direct' Paypal payment and may ask you to send the item internationally.
No funds or activity of the transaction shows in your Paypal account and any emails 'may' go into your junk/spam folders.

 

You will get/got a "fake" email that looks as though it is from paypal.....it isn't because they don't actually have a Paypal account and have no intention of paying you.
It will say the buyer has paid ...you won't have been paid.
They will tell you that the payment is released when you provide paypal with a tracking/shipping number......this won't happen.

Paypal NEVER tell you to send an item before the payment is showing in your paypal account.
Paypal do not tell you to send trackable, they advise it for selling protection but it is not compulsory.
Delete any emails and ignore the scammers.


Advice is voluntary.
Kudos / Solution appreciated.

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