Ripoff Report Needs Your Help!
Report: #1515422

Complaint Review: Mercari -

  • Submitted:
  • Updated:
  • Reported By: Katrina — United States
  • Author Confirmed What's this?
  • Why?
  • Mercari United States

Mercari They lied to me and stole money when I was trying to sell on their site.

Show customers why they should trust your business over your competitors...

Is this
Report about YOU
listed on other sites?
Those sites steal
Ripoff Report's
We can get those
removed for you!
Find out more here.
How to fix
Ripoff Report
If your business is
willing to make a
commitment to
customer satisfaction
Click here now..

I started the process to sell on Mercari.  I was contacted by a buyer and was told there was an issue with his payment and I needed to contact Mercari.  He gave me the  So I did.  They told me that in order to verify my identity and protect buyers from fraudulent sellers I needed to purchase a gift card for min. of 200 and a max of 500.  I know people who sell on there and they never had to jump through these hoops.  I told them I haven't been working and have been on quarantine.  

200 is a lot right now is there another way.  They said it is the rules and it is a new development this year.    It was a onevanilla card.  They assured me it would be given back and deposited right after processing.  So I did.  After it processed they said there was an issue and I needed to extend my credit. They told me I had to purchase another 500 card.   I told them that has nothing to do with verifying my identity.  I told them they are not Amazon and what they are asking is questionable and requested a refund.  First they said they would now they are not responding to any attempt to contact them.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/21/2022 12:38 PM and is a permanent record located here: The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year. Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report. READ: Foreign websites steal our content

Search for additional reports

If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:

Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?
Featured Reports

Advertisers above have met our
strict standards for business conduct.

What do hackers,
questionable attorneys and
fake court orders have in common?
...Dishonest Reputation Management Investigates Reputation Repair
Free speech rights compromised

Segment Now