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Paypal is demanding bank account despite debit card being linked

Misleading information. Signed up for account thinking I could just use my debit card without using my bank account. After waiting almost two weeks for my funds to be released (no excuse for that whatsoever) PayPal said I couldn’t transfer … Continue reading

I have not received payment for Item I sold and shipped.

So here is my story. I have sold shoes and my buyer decided to pay “safely”. So I posted the shoes to her, I paid 60 euro for postage from my own pocket and the shoes were 60 euro so … Continue reading

Banned from Paypal for made up reason

I have a business ebay account registred since 2010. Since 4 Years we are topseller on ebay. Having a very high sales volume and good customer support. Suddenly paypal decided that our products need a licence (they don’t). We asked … Continue reading

Bill Me later is worse than a Mafia

WHY I DUMPED PAYPAL TODAY! I closed my PayPal account today…in anger! Here’s what happened— Three months ago, I regretfully clicked the Bill Me Later tab and signed up. I’m over 70 and try to auto pay my bills and … Continue reading

Account limited and Paypal holding money

On June 10, 2014, I transferred all money I have in my bank to paypal account. After waiting for 10 days to clear the funds, I did my shopping not knowing that paypal was trying to take the payment from … Continue reading

PayPal said we were too risky

As usual PayPal boots our business. We had about 1800 customers in 3 months. 1 customer made a complaint for 9.99, which was then refunded within about 2 hours, and a return label issued to the customer. Customer was happy, … Continue reading

Limited after first sale with PayPal

My account was limited after my first sale. The first reason was because of a chargeback, which I beat with seller protection, then they said my account was linked to another person “living in my house”. DUH!. Then after the … Continue reading

Limit to my Paypal account is going to put me out of business

I have used paypal now for a while. They limit your account without any notice! I have a furniture business and need to pay suppliers. PayPal have limited my account for 4 weeks now! It has been a stressful and … Continue reading

PayPal HATES Bitcoin

So recently I was scammed by someone who contacted me wanting to buy Bitcoin, they sent me money via PayPal, and after I sent them Bitcoin they claimed that their account was hacked and PayPal reversed the charge and gave … Continue reading

Paypal said email send by them was Phishing email

I made a non-ebay sale on a forum recently and the Paypal email I received was a bit different than I’m used to, but I didn’t give it any thought. There was a button that said “claim your money” and, … Continue reading