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dejavugirl
« on: March 06, 2006 11:54:35 AM »

I sold my first item on Etsy today.  The buyer paid me immediately with a credit card through Paypal.  In his email he asked me to send it to a different address because it was a gift, and he gave a woman's name & address.  He only just signed up on Etsy today, so I am a little concerned that maybe it is a stolen credit card or something.  Should I be worried?  Am I being paranoid?
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msmeow
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2006 12:22:35 PM »

It may be that his girlfriend pointed something out to him on Etsy and that's why he just signed up.  I don't sell through Etsy, is there a way you can see all the Paypal info?  What's the address that Paypal gave?  Does it match his name and the credit card name?

I wouldn't be overly concerned unless it's like a crazy amount of money.  But other may have different ideas. 
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dejavugirl
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2006 12:25:47 PM »

You are right.  It is under $10, I am not going to worry about it!!!!!

I was just in such a tizzy over my first sale!  :-)
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« Reply #3 on: March 06, 2006 01:26:11 PM »

Well, yes, that can be a trick of the fraud trade, and folks will typically try to spend under the radar (below $50), but not that far under the radar. I would go ahead and send the merchandise, but if he comes back right away for another purchase I might check him out more thoroughly.
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msmeow
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2006 06:02:03 PM »

Oh, and congrats on your first sale!!!
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