ebay scams and PayPal

I’ve long known that using PayPal can be a bit risky, they are a law unto themselves and there is always a risk something will go wrong. As they do not appear to be regulated by the UK’s Financial Services Authority, you have little recompense when they unilaterally decide to suspend your account or debit funds from your account without your authorisation. Quite frankly some of the stuff I’ve read on paypalsucks.com is scary, but here are some real world stories from some of my Nikon compatriots:

http://www.nikonians.org/forums/dcboard.php?az=show_topic&forum=219&topic_id=533&mesg_id=533&page=

It does make you wonder whether it’s really worth using PayPal with all this going on.

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