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This website is a collection of horror stories, news reports and other information addressing problems with Paypal, Inc..

PayPal account closed and then ebay account was closed

PayPal has closed my account two days ago, with no explanations. After a phone call to them I learned that since I had 4 open cases with the unhappy customers, they decided to minimize their risks. I have tried to … Continue reading

My selling privileges are restricted indefinitely

My issue is a little bit complex, so please bear with me. I am eBay seller on eBay.in, Indian version of eBay.com. I was selling Unlocking Services for carrier locked phones & was quite happy with my growth. So to … Continue reading

ebay stole money from my account

I own a company and do a lot of transactions through paypal and selling on ebay well last week ebay first took 200 dollars then 39. i put a claim in for both and only was reimburse for one transaction … Continue reading

Buyer keeps my money AND my item?

Recently PayPal upheld a buyers request for a full refund. PayPal stated that they will deduct the total amount of the item from my PayPal account. I have no choice. Since the value of the item was the VERY LARGE … Continue reading

eBay selling registration addresses

This is so beyond acceptable I am speechless. Today a spam came to my private email address from a car dealer 2,000 miles away that I have nothing to do with. When I checked it out, I learned that ebay … Continue reading

Misrepresentation in eBay listing

We recently bought a kitchen dresser on eBay and paid A$99 for it by PayPal. When we arranged to collect the item the seller rather casually mentioned that it was “quite heavy” and would require two people to carry it. … Continue reading

Paypal’s ‘random’ security checks

My partner and I are frequent users of Ebay and by association, Paypal, purchasing and selling. I bid on, won, and paid for an item on Ebay and then waited ages for delivery. I had an email from the seller … Continue reading

Outrageous listing fee charge

I was invites to a 100,000 free listing promo. The second time I listed my 14,000 items I was charged. Apparently during a 3 day period eBay lowered my status to below standard. I received no notification about this until … Continue reading

Fraudulent PayPal activity

Paypal needs to be investigated for fraudulent activity because they have no right to hold on to peoples money. This is a form of extortion and taking buyers money on false pretenses and to add to which they charge for … Continue reading

Ebay Buyer Protection has ceased to function

Ebay Buyer Protection used to be pretty good. Now they won’t protect you at all against fraudulent sellers who string you along. They won’t even accept photos of the damaged items. They make you ship the items back, and then … Continue reading