eBay did rule in my favour but then the idiot managed to open 2 PayPal disputes for same item. Items Not Received. Today I received a message from him saying the police had went around his street and found someone had taken the parcel, opened it and sold half of the contents. Both like seller before and buyer after. Sorry you went through this, I had a similar problem with a buyer and trying to see if there's anything I can do about it or am I just out of an item and out of the money. So now as the seller, I've lost an item that's currently sitting at a shipping center in Germany, I'm in the US and the buyer gets their money back so they have no worries in the world and I'm sure this will happen again to some other seller who's none the wiser. This item is not going to show any more delivered in 2 days. Not something the seller can be penalised for with the evidence provided? By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. They refunded the buyer based on nothing in three days. My Ebay says that the buyer sent payment June 8. The people in the claims and resolutions dept at PayPal seem to be using their common sense to see the the evidence provided shows that I am innocent and as such they keep reopening the case, although when this case gets given to the "back office" it always gets closed in the buyers favour due to the address discrepancy. I believe he had it all along. 2) Somebody stole the package from the mailbox or doorstep. ©1999-2021 PayPal, Inc. All rights reserved. Paypal seem to be operating as a law unto themselves, acting as judge jury and executioner without taking into account the full facts of the case. Buyer say not received but when i phone royal mail they have confirmed it was delivered. Personally I think that PayPal act as a mafia. Item Not Received (INR). He said he was going to contact the police which I told him I was fine with. Item Not Received – You bought something, but didn’t receive it. And me now I have a claim open since more than one month with no response from the delivery company and paypal do nothing no refund I received yet. Today if a buyer claims an item is not received, tell them to open an Item Not Received Case so that eBay can track it. Message 19 of 40 (14,157 Views) Reply. I have provided evidence in the form of the tracking number provided by the buyer which shows the item was collected from my address and delivered to an address that he has specified, I confirmed with the telephone agent that they were able to access this info and submit as evidence. If you have the following problems with your transaction, you can file a dispute in the Resolution Center within 180 days of purchase. Is there no cover for the Seller in these instances? Items Not Covered Protection you can count on PayPal’s Buyer Protection programme entitles you to reimbursement for the full purchase price of the item plus the original shipping costs you paid, if any, when you don’t receive your item from a seller, or when you receive an item, but the item … They contacted their local sorting office who said they didn't have it and that he'd have to wait the 15 days. Please read our Community Rules and Guidelines, I sold an item on ebay as "collection only". The law has been broken and the evidence I have provided is compelling enough to prove my innocence in a court of law, I would obviously prefer it not to get that far as this is becoming an enormous waste of my time and a real source of stress, but if it does then I will be ready. They also tried to charge me for a fee for item not sold eBay same then I sorted that but I would like how work this system. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. I was the seller in this scenario and located in the US, the buyer was in the UK. The order total is the value of the items purchased plus shipping and tax. In some cases you may not receive the item back. Unfortunately you don't know if this person is trying to scam you or not. If the claim was that the item received was Significantly Not as Described, you may not receive the item back, or you may be required to accept the item back and pay for the return shipping costs. Im wasting time since 4/12/18 and which fault i have? But when Lewis studied feedback about the buyer, she got a shock. Select More actions beside your item and then I didn't receive it. Thanks for the reply. Here are some non-exhaustive examples that Paypal provide: You received a completely different item. They said they hadn't. I have provided evidence in the form of screen shots from the Courier's internal system showing that the item was signed for and includes a picture of the item in the buyers doorway taken by the delivery driver. Again, you need to call and push through Peggy and get to someone that will close the case IN YOUR FAVOR. If a buyer opens a request, we'll send a message with all of the details to your registered email address – it'll be available in your Messages PayPal, which protects buyers when items are mis-sold, failed to answer why it has not amended the policy to deter such scams, but it did contest the chargeback. And if so what would make paypal decide in the buyers favour? Buyer gets refund and I am the item down? Seller Protection doesn’t cover buyer claims for items received that are ‘Significantly Not As Described (SNAD)’; in other words, what the buyer received doesn’t match what they ordered. The item was purchased on 7/3/20, tracking shows courier attempted delivery a couple of weeks later. A week or so later the buyer filed a claim with PayPal to say that the item had not arrived. Thanks. I have provided evidence in the form of screen shots of the ebay listing showing the item number and "Collection Only" as the postage method. Significantly Not As Described (SNAD). If you let it go, there are many chances for "glitches" to happen and you will be the recipient of those glitches. Hard evidence provided that item was collected and delivered. I am aware now that this is a very common scam but unfortunately most of the sellers have no proof that the item has been collected/delivered and as such they lose their money. I put in the case details/description, "surely PayPal will side with the seller just like eBay had previously because the seller was at no fault." In this case, the buyer is claiming they ordered and paid for an item but didn’t receive it. Welcome! I have provided evidence in the form of screen shots of text messages from the buyer to say the item had arrived and he was happy. The seller told me to open a case. I'll update when I have something to report. Sorry for the extra questions. So, the buyer gets a refund. Similar problem but tracked with Hermes. Tell them that you need the … Item Not Received – You bought something but didn’t receive it. Visit the PayPal Business Resource Center. ©1999-2021 PayPal, Inc. All rights reserved. If it was signed for maybe check the name and let the buyer know who signed for it. I'd like to know about the action fraud you talk in your message please. Significantly Not as Described – You received an item, but it was significantly different from the seller’s original description. The buyer organised for a courier to collect the item from my house, he sent me all the relevant tracking information and kept me copied into any correspondence with the courier with regards to organising suitable collection and delivery times. They are saying the case needs to be investigated after the 9th November. Fast forward a few weeks later in August/September now, buyer files a claim with eBay stating they never received their package. Do I have to give the buyer a refund? By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. Hopefully it's fixed within the next 4 hrs so that I can ship it within the one day that I advertised. Surely this is an issue with the buyer and the courier? If the tracking number shows the item as DELIVERED to the buyer which you said it was and presumably signed for then paypal should find in your favour. When the buyer claimed she had not received it, eBay issued a refund. Hi. I don't know anymore what I must to do for get my rights. Now we're into October and the buyer decides to file a claim with PayPal. Will keep all the paperwork handy to support a dispute anyway. A week or so later the buyer filed a claim with PayPal to say that the item had not arrived. Hope this helps someone if they are in a similar position in the future. I've sold a lot of things on eBay before and always send recorded but have never had this problem before. I'm looking for advice or anyone's experience. Thankfully, eBay dismisses the claim in my favor (the seller) because it's the buyer's responsibility to receive their package and the buyer admitted to being on holiday in Greece at the time of attempted delivery. I had a buyer just submit a PayPal claim, item not received and they're requesting a full refund. The package was shown as delivered the next day and I contacted the buyer to make sure they had received it. “All the messages told the same story,” she says. Is there anything I can do? Hi everyone, I apologize for my lack of knowledge on this, I need some help. Paypal insist that as there is a discrepancy between the buyers given address and the address that the item has been delivered to they are unable to close the case in my favour and it is the sellers responsibility to ensure that the item is shipped to the correct address... even though it is collection only. Customer service absent and useless they kidding me many times saying lies and to the messages and email they answer with stupid automatic reply. Both eBay and PayPal show the same address, item delivered 9/11/20 and they file the claim 9/14/20. If the buyer opens a claim and PayPal decides in his favor, they will refund the money. (Wait at least 3 days from the transaction date to give your seller enough time to ship the item.) What PayPal Seller Protection doesn’t cover. On Paypal, like I said it shows as payment received but the transaction is pending. Well at least that's what I was thinking, unfortunately PayPal sides with the buyer because they say that there's no proof the item was delivered. Royal Mail shows as delivered I have the tracking receipt and payment receipt given by them. Therefore, if the seller has a post office receipt stating it was sent and the buyer says they didn’t receive it, and if Aust Post refuse to compensate on the basis that their records confirm it was delivered, and if PayPal then refuse to make a discretionary payment, the buyers only option is to take Aust Post to court, in which case it falls to the buyer to proved failed delivery was on account of Aust Post negligence … You can do a refund now or wait to see what happens, it's a gamble. I had similar bad experience, I lost money time and item in the same time. After the item had left my possession the buyer changed the delivery address with the courier to something different to the one stated on Paypal's records. Hi. Do I, as the Seller just lose out? If the buyer says they didn't receive the item, but it shows it was delivered, then there's only 3 possible scenarios: 1) The buyer is simply lying and they really do have the item. I look at the tracking and that's when I realized the item was attempted delivery 3 times at the buyer's address in the UK and now the item is in Germany. Thanks in advance for any advice or suggestions! I'm keen to hear from anyone who has had a similar experience but been able to provide hard evidence as to what process you went through. Buyer says item nit received. It also says on Paypal that I shouldn't ship the item until I receive payment. Thanks for all your help. Tick the box beside I want a refund or I want the item. I am relieved it's over from my point of view, but given the speed of the police response (4 days in all) along with the arbitrary compensation they've told this person who stole Mail to pay the buyer. The seller is not responsible for delivered packages that don't end up in the buyer's hand, I agree with that, but I don't agree that it means someone is trying to scam. If it was signed for maybe check the name and let the buyer know who signed for it. The courier attempted delivery 3 times on the same day in July but the buyer wasn't at their address to receive the package. I think item is lost. If your buyer hasn't received their item and the estimated delivery date has passed, they'll let you know there's an issue by opening an “Item not received” request. You need to call and go up the ladder. For instance, you purchased a book and received a DVD or … On Ebay it still says the buyer hasn't paid. Has been last time that I used eBay and PayPal. You have done everything possible to get the item to the buyer and have siggy proof of delivery.....end of. My buyer in France hasn't received the item and has opened an item not received case and so Paypal have immediately withheld the money from my paypal account. Select Send request. i am in the same position as far as not being able to ship till the money is in the account. To be eligible for coverage, a transaction must meet a number of basic requirements, as … You will not receive a refund of the PayPal fees that you paid in connection with the sale. To get started, select the item that's not arrived above, or follow these steps: Go to Purchase history - opens in new window or tab. In this type of claim, the buyer is stating the item they received is significantly different than … You'll be able to communicate with the seller and request for a refund through PayPal's platform. As the seller, I properly packaged the item, printing a shipping label and shipped the item internationally, the buyer receiving the item is out of my hands. Paypal refunded the buyer the value of the item (£1000). Cookies help us customize the PayPal Community for you, and some are necessary to make our site work. I received confirmation my item has been bought but no payment seems to be made. Both closed in my favour Report Inappropriate Content. The item was sent the same day using signed for 1st class recorded delivery. So the buyer purchases an item from me while on vacation in Greece without my knowing that until way after the fact. Wait for the outcome of the dispute and if paypal find in your favour then i would forget it. Is this transaction covered by paypal seller protection? Surely the fact it was delieverd to the hub and I have proof of this is the end of my responsibility. Someone could be trying to scam, but we all know that just because an item says delivered, it doesn't mean the buyer actually got it, or ever will get it. You have the option of adding a message to the seller. Once the item had arrived, the buyer sent me a text message to say that he had received it and he was very happy. Any help or advice would be great. (Please wait at least 3 days from the transaction date to give your seller enough time to ship the item.) This is when a buyer claims they never received the item they purchased. Due to Royal Mail delays I gave it four weeks to arrive before contacting the seller. My next step is to contact Action Fraud and provide them with the evidence. It seems like this case is not being considered objectively and not all the facts are being taken into consideration by the "back office". tips on managing and growing your business. I ordered an item a month ago. Paypal refunded the buyer the value of the item (£1000) I have provided evidence in the form of the tracking number provided by the buyer which shows the item was collected from my address and delivered to an address that he has specified, I confirmed with the telephone agent that they were … At the time this happened I thought there was no way eBay or PayPal would side with the buyer for a dispute that the buyer is responsible for and at fault for. As the seller, I provided the tracking number and screenshots of eBay dismissing the case as well as screenshots showing the tracking details. He wants me to refund him and submit a claim to Royal Mail, but I'm not sure if they will pay compensation based on the fact they've got a signature for delivery that is same surname... Any advice? 3) The item was delivered elsewhere by mistake, like the neighbors for example. Thanks for the advice. I sold an item privately and i was paid using paypal. PayPal Seller Protection safeguards merchants against losing money to chargebacks and reversals related to “Unauthorized Transaction” or “Item Not Received” claims. I don't know if they are being dishonest? New to the community? I'm not shipping until I see the transaction hit my account. They deny evidences deny responsibility for their mistakes they don't look into cases but they use automatic system for deal with cases. Re: Buyer says item not received If the tracking number shows the item as DELIVERED to the buyer which you said it was and presumably signed for then paypal should find in your favour. I opened a non delivery case yesterday, but then the seller contacted me to say she couldn't refund me as there was no money in her Paypal account. Cookies help us customize the PayPal Community for you, and some are necessary to make our site work. On an item I sold recently, the buyer sent their payment through Paypal and it currently shows as pending on my account. The buyer is now asking me to refund him, otherwise he wont co-operate with and claim I file with RM, and I'm not sure where I stand. When I click on the "see pending transaction" tab in ebay, I am redirected to paypal where they tell me there are no new transactions. I should have reported the buyer when this dispute first happened and in the future I will but now it's been past 90 days. Your source for tips on managing and growing your business with PayPal. Tracking shows it was collected but not delivered. Starting October 19th, 2020, in order for a seller to be protected if a buyer opens an item not received case, signature confirmation will be required when the total value of an order is $750 or more. I will leave it and see what happens when they raise a dispute/claim against me, or fingers crossed it'll be found. Yes....do not refund, if the buyer states the item was falsely given to someone else to sign then it is up to him to take it up with Royal Mail and not you. 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