I was taking a look on gumtree.ie (like buy and sell) and spotted something I was interested in. I sent an email to the guy and got a reply asking me to send the money for the item through paypal and that he would send the item?
I am a bit nervous about this. If I send the money and he does not send the item will paypal refund my money?
I don't think Gumtree have any protection on their side..
Need some advice.
Gumtree have no protection on their side and paypal probably wouldn't do much for you
so, even though I would be using paypal and the other guy would be using paypal aswell I would not be covered in case of fraud?
I tried emailing paypal but its quite difficult as you need a transaction ID etc.
I think I will leave it so.
Thanks for the reply.
The majority of ads on Gumtree are Scammers ..
Dont even give it a second thought Sham !!!!
In every section....
Sham, this is more than likely a scam (good rhyming there ), avoid like the plague