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bupcakesandcunting · 05/05/2011 19:28

By some divvy on eBay Angry

I bought a Benefit eyeliner off her for the princely sum of £4.20. Got it today and it's fake. I sent her this email:


I got the pencil this morning and I am really disappointed to see that it's a fake. It explains why it was so cheap but I buy Benefit a lot so I know a fake when I see it!

Can I have a refund please?"

She sent this reply:

"Hi there, I am sorry to hear you are not happy with the item, as far as my wholesaler states these are not fake but imports from USA, customer satisfaction is my priority and I would not knowingly sell fake items. As you are not happy I am willing to send a full refund once good feedback as been given. I wait for your reply.

Kind regards"

I just sent one back going "Hmmm, pretty sure that's blackmail."

Or is it bribery? I don't know. But still! Cheeky sod.

Should I leave shit feedback and sod the £4 or get therefund but lie? I am thinking of letting her keep the four quid and writing "SCRUBBY FUCK" as her feedback.

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QuintessentialPains · 05/05/2011 19:30

report her to ebay.


Rhinestone · 05/05/2011 19:30

Can you report her to Ebay? Also Trading Standards - if she is selling fakes and passing them off as real then she is breaking the law.

Trading Standards have power of arrest - I would inform your local TS and take it from there.


bupcakesandcunting · 05/05/2011 19:32

I've checked her feedback and loads of dodgy reports for fake items. Should have checked before really Blush But she has loads of positive ones. Probably all left because she blackmailed them.

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KurriKurri · 05/05/2011 19:32

Not sure whether its blackmail.bribery or something else, but she's definitely a cheeky sod. If it's not what's described, she gives you your money back. I'd report her, send a copy of her e-mail.


bupcakesandcunting · 05/05/2011 19:34

I will report her.

I will be a snitch Grin

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Rhinestone · 05/05/2011 19:35

Seriously, phone Trading Standards. TS are part of your local council - you pay for them every month in your council tax so use them!! This is what they do.


bittersweetvictory · 05/05/2011 19:35

Dont leave positive feedback as they will claim that you are happy with the item, i would file a claim and report her for selling fake goods, if you paid through paypal then you will be covered.


TheVeryAngryMumapillar · 05/05/2011 19:37

It's not snitching! She's got a business and is giving crap service!


TheVeryAngryMumapillar · 05/05/2011 19:38

Gosh...just seen who the OP is....I haven't seen you here for a while!

You don't know me especially and I have name changed a lot, but I wondered where you were!


squeakytoy · 05/05/2011 19:38

I would happily lose the four quid to put negative feedback on the lying cow. I sell on ebay and scumbags like her are the reason we have high fees, and so much hassle trying to earn a living..


takethisonehereforastart · 05/05/2011 19:39

Report her. It's not such a lot of money to lose and the satisfaction of hopefully getting her into trouble with more people than just ebay will be worth it.

Then leave bad feedback saying she tried to blackmail you.


ENormaSnob · 05/05/2011 19:40

Report the fucker.


DameShirleyKnot · 05/05/2011 19:42

You are mental.


blueemerald · 05/05/2011 19:42

Fake Benefit stuff is a huge problem on eBay! (I've also bought a fake eyeliner! Search for fake Benefit makeup on Youtube and there are so many videos!) Tell her that her response is clearly bullshit nonsense as she has so much negative feedback for selling fake stuff and that you will be reporting her to eBay and expect a full refund.


StayFr0sty · 05/05/2011 19:42

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Clytaemnestra · 05/05/2011 19:44

Report her, then open up a dispute and then leave negative feedback :)

Then you'll get your money back, she'll get into trouble and you can be really rude about her on her feedback and make yourself feel better. Win win and win Grin


SquirtedPerfumeUpNoseInBoots · 05/05/2011 19:45

Definitely report her. Don't leave any feedback at all until ebay get involved.


pjmama · 05/05/2011 19:45

Just tell her it is worth £4.20 to you to report her and leave her some scathing feedback. Money well spent IMO. Wink


DameShirleyKnot · 05/05/2011 19:46

Write your complaint IN THE EYELINER on your screen.


ChaosTrulyReigns · 05/05/2011 19:46

You deserve everything you get you frigging eejit by not reading feedback.

Prairie hats like you are enablers to these fraudsters.


Serves you right for having such an obscene name. Karma truly reigns.


FuppyGish · 05/05/2011 19:47

How do you know its fake? Im intrigued.


ajandjjmum · 05/05/2011 19:48

I would leave feedback saying what she did too.


Reality · 05/05/2011 19:51

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annabelcaramel · 05/05/2011 19:51

Fancy having to live with such trauma in your life.

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