Is Ebay's 21-Day Hold on Sellers' PAY...
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Surprise, AZ

#21 Dec 4, 2013
WebSales wrote:
There may be a large defection of unhappy ebay sellers to other online sites...
Do you have any recommendations on where to go? Ebay is still the biggest and the best. I tried ebid and wasted $50, got very little traffic. I tried some stuff on etsy as some of my items are craft related and the traffic was almost nill...
hands on ar

Gurnee, IL

#22 Dec 7, 2013
Seller wrote:
This practice ties up payments that sellers have received and gone ahead and shipped INDEFINITELY (it can go beyond 21 days- as if that's not bad enough), greatly inconveniencing Sellers who have to be out the cost of shipping (plus the merchandise) and then sit and wait for 3 weeks for their funds to be released before they can use them. I wonder what Illinois law has to say about this and if anyone has contacted the Attorney General's office about this matter yet.
. Illinois government probably has their hand in the cookie jar!

Irving, TX

#24 Jan 23, 2014
From a poster, Steevo, on the blog, regarding eBay's response to Carl Icahn's proposal that PayPal be spun off from Ebay: "...If they spun Paypal off then Paypal could not be ordered by ebay to hold sellers funds for 21 days.

Ebay would never allow that.

I did complain again last week to the California department of financial institutions about Paypal.

I pointed out to an official there that though Paypal is licensed as a ''money transmitter'' they are making business loans. Clearly outside the functions of their business as a money transmitter. They guy admitted it.

If they would just suspend Paypal completely that would bring this all to the forefront. The legislature is going to have to get involved."

Edmonton, Canada

#26 Jul 22, 2014
I agree on that, the 21 day holds are the worst.
hold this

Wilkes Barre, PA

#27 Jul 22, 2014
It weeds out the white ]\]iggers that need their money to buy meth.

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