Bitcoin Forum
October 23, 2017, 08:44:35 AM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.0.1  [Torrent]. (New!)
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: How to deal with seller fraud with services such as MyBitcoin?  (Read 1073 times)
Chick
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 70


View Profile
July 05, 2011, 06:15:55 AM
 #1

This really confuses me. There is literally no protection against for the buyer to get scammed? Am I right or wrong?

1508748275
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1508748275

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1508748275
Reply with quote  #2

1508748275
Report to moderator
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
elk-tamer
Member
**
Offline Offline

Activity: 70


View Profile
July 05, 2011, 06:24:39 AM
 #2

This really confuses me. There is literally no protection against for the buyer to get scammed? Am I right or wrong?
You're wrong. The knowledge that there is no protection against scams is the all the protection you should need.
eugene2k
Jr. Member
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 37


View Profile
July 05, 2011, 01:07:27 PM
 #3

This really confuses me. There is literally no protection against for the buyer to get scammed? Am I right or wrong?
You could try to sue them, but finding the real address would be quite a pain, I imagine. This also would be one of the things to look at before signing up as a customer.
ribuck
Donator
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 826


View Profile
July 05, 2011, 05:05:06 PM
 #4

You can deal with the possibility of seller fraud in one of two ways.

(1) Use an escrow and arbitration service, or

(2) Develop trust. Change how you shop so that you value reputation. If may take a while for the shysters to be shaken out of the market, but in the absence of consumer "regulation" there will eventually be a flourishing emergence of trusted brands.
Jalum
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 481



View Profile
July 05, 2011, 05:13:10 PM
 #5


This is why big boy financial systems have regulations and laws protecting consumers and merchants.



░░░░░░░▄████████████████▄
░░░░░▄████████████████████▄
░░░░█████▀░░░░░░░░░░░░▀█████
░░▄████▀░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░▀████▄
▄███▀░░░░░░░▄████▄░░░░░░░▀███▄
▄███▀░░░░░░░░██████░░░░░░░░▀███▄
████░░░░░░░░░██████░░░░░░░░░████
███░░░░░░░░░░▀████▀░░░░░░░░░░███
███░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░███
███░░░░░░░░░░░▄██▄░░░░░░░░░░░███
███░░░░░░░░░▄██████▄░░░░░░░░░███
███░░░░░░░▄██████████▄░░░░░░░▀██
███░░░░░▄██████████████▄
████░░░░████████████████
▀███▄░░░▀██▀██████▀██▀
▀███▄░░░░░░░██████
░░▀████▄░░░░░██████
░░░░█████▄░░░██████
░░░░░▀█████████████
░░░░░░░▀██████████▀
OPPORTY██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
Self-Regulated Business Community
████  █▄
████  ███▄
████▄▄▄▄▄
██▄▄▄▄▄██
██▄▄▄▄▄██
██▄▄▄▄▄██
█████████
Whitepaper░▄▀▀█▀▀▀█▀▀▄
█░░░█░░░█░░░█
█▀▀▀█▀▀▀█▀▀▀█
▀█▄░█░░░█░▄█▀
░░█▄█░░░█▄█
░░░▀█▄  ▄█▀
░░░░░▀█▀
Bounty░░░░░░░░░░▄▄
░░░░░░▄▄█▀▀ █
░░▄▄█▀▀░░░░ █
█▀▀░░▄▄██░░█
▀█▄▄███▀░░░█
░░░███▄░░░ █
░░░██▀▀█▄▄█
Telegram░░░▄▄▄
░░████
░░██
█████
░░██
░░██
░░██
Facebook█▄░░░░▄██▄
███▄░▄█████
█████████▀ ▄
████▀███▀ ██
████░▀█ ▄███
████░░░ ▀███
░▀██░░░░░ ▀█
Medium░░░██
██░░███
░█████
███░░███
░░█████
░███░░██
░░░██
Slack
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
██
lettucebee
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Activity: 434


Spectiv VR Crowdsale: 12/08/17


View Profile
July 05, 2011, 05:14:37 PM
 #6

This really confuses me. There is literally no protection against for the buyer to get scammed? Am I right or wrong?

Please share your story over here:

http://forum.bitcoin.org/index.php?topic=26224.0


              ▄▄████████████▄▄             
          ▄███▀▀▀░░░░░░░░░░▀▀▀███▄▄        
       ▄██▀▀░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░▀██▄      
     ▄██▀░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░▀███    
   ▄██▀░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░▄▄▄▄▄█████████████▄  
  ▄██░░░░░░░░░░░▄▄█████████░░░░░░░░░░░░▀█▌ 
 ▐██░░░░░░░░▄█████▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀████▄░░░░░░░░▀█▌
▐██░░░░░░▄███▀▀███████████████▀▀██▄░░░░░░██▌
████▄░░▄██▀███████▄██████▄████████▀██▄░░░▐██
██░▀████▀██████████████████████████████▄░░██
██░░░▀██▄█████████████████████████▄██▀▀██▄██
██▌░░░░▀███▄████████▀▀▀▀███████▄██▀░░░░░▀███
▐██░░░░░░░▀███▄▄███████████▄▄██▀▀░░░░░░░░██▌
 ▐██░░░░░░░░░░▀▀████████████▀░░░░░░░░░░░▄█▌
  ▀██▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄████████▀▀▀░░░░░░░░░░░░░░▄█▌ 
   ▀███▀▀▀▀▀▀░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░▄██▀  
     ▀██▄░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░▄██▀    
       ▀███▄░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░▄▄██▀      
          ▀████▄▄░░░░░░░░░░▄▄▄███▀         
              ▀▀▀██████████▀▀▀             

    
                         [ Website ]                    
    
ribuck
Donator
Legendary
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 826


View Profile
July 05, 2011, 07:12:16 PM
 #7

This is why big boy financial systems have regulations and laws protecting consumers and merchants.
Those laws don't "protect" anyone. They just drag everything to the same level of mediocracy, and take away "treating the consumer well" as a differentiating factor in the market.
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!