I recently sold some items on eBay from a supplier i wont mention. I bought off the supplier Microsoft office 2010, as they are a hot seller, so i thought id get in the market. Anyway i contacted the supplier and asked are these 100% genuine Microsoft products, original? They assured me, yes they are, several times. Great i thought, listed them on eBay, mad a tidy profit. Then i get a message that my listing is removed, and i have violated copyright by selling counterfeit goods. So i had to end up refunded all the money, which was quite a bit, then i had all the fees, and all the posting costs on top, ended up losing about 960 bucks.
I then contact the supplier for a refund, and he says no. Turns out the goods were real, they were developers licenses. However, the problem with that is, your not allowed to sell them. Then the supplier demands i cancel the dispute with him, or he will send someone round to my house.
Then i get angry emails from customers, stating im very upset you attempted to sell me illegal goods, you should be ashamed of yourself.
So overall a not very pleasant experience. More research is needed whenever you sell products, if i had have done that, i would have avoided this mess.
The supplier issue is currently ongoing, my gutt tells me hes full of it to send someone to my house, but there is that what if he is for real thought to.