Wake 101
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WakeWorld Home
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Non-Wakeboarding Discussion

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old     (leigh)      Join Date: Oct 2005       02-22-2010, 10:23 AM Reply   
We are trying to put down a deposit on a townhome for our vacation. The owner wants us to pay him the deposit through Paypal. He keeps saying he sent the message to Paypal to send it to us and we are not receiving it. He double checked the e-mail address and it is correct. We keep checking our spam folder along w/our inbox, but no invoice yet.

Any ideas as to what the problem might be? Could there be some type of setting that is preventing us from receiving it?
Old     (phatboypimp)      Join Date: Apr 2005       02-22-2010, 11:58 AM Reply   
I smell scam.....In order for you to pay him through Paypal, all you need is his email address. He doesn't need to send paypal anything. Although I don't know how this would be a scam because he is making harder than it needs to be. lol
Old     (colorider)      Join Date: Jun 2001       02-22-2010, 12:04 PM Reply   
do you have a paypal account? If so, log into paypal and see if there is record of his request there. If not, he is doing something wrong.
Old     (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       02-22-2010, 12:31 PM Reply   
yea, something's up. He should be sending you invoices or payment requests. Could be something simple, like he has your email address wrong.

He should have a point of sale site that could take your payment. I agree, its a bit fishy and not sure of paypal's policy on transactions that are outside of ebay. You buy something on ebay that turns out to be a scam, you're covered all day long. Not the case with stuff done outside of ebay...
Old     (colorider)      Join Date: Jun 2001       02-22-2010, 2:06 PM Reply   
at this point, I would ONLY let him take a credit card from you direct for a deposit. Would not touch the paypal now.
Old     (bmcgorrin)      Join Date: Apr 2009       02-22-2010, 2:24 PM Reply   
I had a similar problem with paypal last year. I could log in but I wasn't getting the emails someone was sending. I checked my list of emails that were filtered (through my email provider) and there was, listed as a blocked address. Once I unblocked it I was able to receive the email. Take a look and see if you are having the same problem


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:10 AM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home


© 2016 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us