Post # 1
I have had my dress posted for a few days and received a response that was an attempt to defraud me. At first I was so excited to receive the response that it didn’t occur to me that it was phony. Upon closer look it was suspicious in many ways. I did a google search for paypal fraud and found examples of this particular scam. Features include:
Insistence on going through paypal
Stating that the buyer is out of town
Stating that the item is to be purchased as a gift
Stating that a “pick up agent” will retreive the item in person.
The site oncewed.com strongly urges sellers to use http://www.escrow.com to sell dresses and I agree. Be vigilant!
Post # 3
@memchugh: I know everyone says use escrow idk I’m so uncomfortable with it, how hard or easy was it to setup
Post # 4
@babypearls: Hello! I have not yet followed through with a transaction through escrow.com but spent about 20 minutes reading the information on the site. It seemed like a decent solution to the uncertainty of these transactions. Folks please weigh in if you have other tips on safe selling!
Post # 5
Oh wow, thanks for this… I just had the same issue. Someone named Nick Hungerford wrote me saying the dress is a gift.
I thought it was weird a guy is buying a wedding dress… He even offered $100 extra because I told him several people were interested… I asked him to send payment via Cashier’s check and he said the bank should be se
It’s been 8 days and I still haven’t gotten it. I e-mailed him back and he said there’s a delay with the bank. I’ve decided to no longer sell with him because of the delay and slow response time…