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Selling Online to Americans and Canadians: The Pitfalls.

If you are a UK online seller and want to sell into the USA, this article is for you. Selling into the US from the UK is full of pitfalls.

We all love selling online, don’t we? Especially in the UK.

America and Canada are potentially important markets to look at, as there are over 330 million people there. So we want to sell online to Americans, right? (And for simplistic purposes, we include Canada in the term ‘America’ and ‘Americans’ from here on in.)

However, selling from Europe or Australia to Americans can be fraught with problems.… Click here to continue reading this article

Important: We noticed unusual activity in your PayPal account (Ref #PP-823-636-935-323)

Have you had this e-mail?

“Important: We noticed unusual activity in your PayPal account (Ref #PP-823-636-935-323)”

eBay as many know was recently hacked. This resulted in passwords and personal data being accessed. This means scammers now have access to your name and email address that relate to your Paypal account.

If you use the same password on Paypal as eBay, they have access to your Paypal account as well.

If you haven’t done so already, change your eBay password. If your Paypal one is the same, change that too! 

On this e-mail, careful examination reveals it actually claims to come from this address: info@wnznm3q0n83cq4.pp8347ub6baiks05bbvvbgssxpkbjxnb6nq.com… Click here to continue reading this article

Paypal Scammer Jeff Smith jeffsmith@check-ride.com

It never ceases to amaze me when people who use Paypal think they can stiff over sellers of goods on the internet. If the seller is abroad, they think they become even more faceless and hope the seller will just roll over and accept a fraudulent chargeback.

Jeff Smith is a guy who bought a book on a particular niche in internet dating. In fact, he liked it so much he bought two. Then he got greedy and decided that having bought one, he should be able to buy one and get another free.… Click here to continue reading this article