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Warning Fraud eBay listing!!! Beware!! Omega Speedmaster Chronograph Edwhite Cal 321 Ref. 105.003

  1. 88cut

    88cut Aug 25, 2015

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    This seller sold me this watch two days ago and was suppose to send it to me this morning but hasn't responded since I sent payment (two days ago).

    The seller claims to be in Spain but is registered in Peru.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/252069505095
     
  2. Uncle Seiko

    Uncle Seiko Aug 25, 2015

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    Open a case ASAP. Call Ebay. You as the buyer are safe, methinks.
     
  3. 88cut

    88cut Aug 25, 2015

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    I did it directly through PayPal.
     
  4. Uncle Seiko

    Uncle Seiko Aug 25, 2015

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    You still should be able to open a case through paypal, unless you sent him the money as a "gift." Otherwise, they can freeze the funds and open an investigation. Did you put in the notes what the payment was for?
     
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  5. 88cut

    88cut Aug 25, 2015

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    I have started the process. Thanks for the advice!

    I started this post so people on this forum can be aware of the potential fraud.
     
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  6. Tubber

    Tubber Aug 26, 2015

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    Hope you can get your money back. It's been re-listed at least 3 times in the last couple of days.
     
  7. wsfarrell

    wsfarrell Aug 26, 2015

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    Could be more difficult to get money back from a PayPal-only transaction. PayPal will go after him only if he sends you nothing. eBay would go after him if he didn't send you that watch (as pictured and described). Best of luck.
     
  8. 88cut

    88cut Aug 26, 2015

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    It's the same thing for a paypal only transaction. I've received a poorly described item through a paypal only transaction and was able to get my money back.
     
  9. base615

    base615 Aug 26, 2015

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    Hope it works out alright for you. I don't know what you paid but personally I'd be a bit wary of buying anything of value from someone with a zero feedback rating.
     
  10. efauser

    efauser I ♥ karma!!! Aug 26, 2015

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    I wouldn't buy anything from someone with 0 feedback.
     
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  11. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Aug 26, 2015

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  12. kronograf

    kronograf Aug 26, 2015

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    Agreed. Hope you will get your money back.
     
  13. 88cut

    88cut Sep 8, 2015

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    Update: I was refunded through PayPal. Very efficient work on their end. I lost about 200 USD on the exchange rate.
     
  14. E-diddy

    E-diddy Sep 8, 2015

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    What?? Buyer Protection didn't cover that as well? Glad for the efficiency but expected you to lose nothing from the transaction.
     
  15. Rman

    Rman Sep 8, 2015

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    I have a Peruvian friend who often says "never trust a Peruvian.":cautious:
     
  16. 88cut

    88cut Sep 8, 2015

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    @springdriven it helps to know when they are Peruvian (this seller said he was from Spain!) ::puke::
     
  17. 88cut

    88cut Sep 8, 2015

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    @E-diddy I'll have to look into that, I'll give them a call later.
     
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  18. JohnSteed

    JohnSteed Sep 8, 2015

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    And if PayPal with credit card call your card and request refund. Today

    HTH
     
  19. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Sep 8, 2015

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    Glad you are almost whole. Hope you get the $200 back also so this lesson is cost free memory.
     
  20. gemini4

    gemini4 Hoarder Of Speed Sep 8, 2015

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    It is unbelievable how much the Peruvians have cost PayPal. Months ago, when I noticed the Peruvians setting up for another scam, I called PayPal with the new bogus PayPal account.

    Their response was that it wasn't fair to accuse other Omega sellers, also with zero feedback, also operating out of the same city (Lima), also selling the same watches, also with the same MO. Perhaps the Peruvians are using their ill gotten gains to short PayPal stock. Maybe we all should. :)