Originally Posted by ThakYuki
If they were trying to make you pay fees on something you purchased from ebay, they are in the wrong. It is the SELLER's responsibility to pay paypal fees. I understand in a situation like Lithium mentioned, of doing a commission, then adding on a few dollars to cover those paypal fees.
Report them to ebay, as this is a no-no.
This. You'll need to file this ASAP since there is a time limit for these things when it comes to Paypal.
Out of curiosity is the seller withholding your item until you pay the fee?