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Thu Jan 10 2019 09:55:21

eBay Has a China Returns Problem that Impacts Buyers

By: Reader

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Dear Ina,
Buyer beware on power tool batteries. Knockoffs are made to look nearly like name-brand and use the brand in listings. Many have been fooled.

An eBay search by brand name will still get you knockoffs. At least on Amazon, right under title it will show who made it, such as by Milwaukee or by Vanon. 

The problem arose after eBay guarantee expired. eBay would do nothing. PayPal said I'd have to return to get refund. When I received address, it was in China. Shipping alone was nearly double what I paid total. 

Got same response from Citi card. They would do nothing unless I returned them. 

Total worthless warranty and in my opinion deceptive ad. Bought from US but have to ship to China to get refund or replacement. Make sure you are dealing with US seller and not a foreign seller warehousing in US.

Note from the editor: Could citing the eBay keyword spamming policy when speaking to eBay customer service help this buyer?

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by: Volvo351 This user has validated their user name.

Tue Jan 15 17:07:53 2019

China's a parasite on the US economy. Some products have utility value but you know they're not built to last.

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