Esccrow services

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by gangst, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. gangst macrumors 6502a

    Dec 27, 2004
    Hi all,

    I'v put my windows laptop on ebay, to sell so i can replace it with a powermac my laptop on ebay, and iv had an offer, the buyer says he wants to use an escrow service, to which i have never used. What are your experiences with escrow services?
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance
  2. Sun Baked macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

    May 19, 2002
    Don't use an escrow service outside of the one available inside e-Bay...

    Many times a fraud ring will set up their own escrow service, and get free stuff from people on eBay.

    Many, many, many fake escrow services that suck much more that eBay.

    especially if they talk about being owed/founded by Internet Escrow Services, Fidelity National Financial, or Micro General


    see current fraud at

    Which is funny when you see where the physical business address resolves to...
  3. bigandy macrumors G3


    Apr 30, 2004
    use paypal. they give gauarantees.

    escrows give squat.

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