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paypal as gift?? please help

(5 Posts)
lucymum2four Wed 05-Aug-09 19:45:28

I brought a mobile yesterday from seller on ebay.

have asked that i send as a gift as their usual paypal account is not working.

Is this ok to do?
not going to find myself with no phone and having given somebody money for nothing am i?

thanks in advance

SoupDragon Wed 05-Aug-09 19:47:42

I wouldn't do it.

What's their feedback like?

lucymum2four Wed 05-Aug-09 19:49:18

100 % but im still not sure.
do you think i should just pay through usual account?
sounds dodgy doesnt it?

SoupDragon Wed 05-Aug-09 19:54:01

I'd be worried that you won't be covered by PayPal's protection thing. If you are covered, I don't see a problem. It's the mention of "gift" that is ringing alarm bells for me - that implies it's not for a purchase and thus not covered.

What is the prior feedback for?
Are they selling other stuff at the moment?

lucymum2four Wed 05-Aug-09 21:55:21

yeah they have other things for sale at the mo. oh well think i will just stick to sending money the way i would normally.
thanks for your reply, x

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