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AboutPaypal.org is an Anti-Paypal website created with the sole purpose of exposing the horrors of doing business "The PayPal Way". We are committed to assisting the public in making an informed decision about PayPal.

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

Permanently suspended Paypal account

I have been a premier business member since 2005. 2 weeks ago I was trying to put money in my PayPal account and since you can’t deposit straight into your own I sent it to my husband and he sent … Continue reading

“Case Reports”

This file contains case reports we have received from readers who have had problems with PayPal and went through legal proceedings. The reports make interesting reading for those who themselves consider taking PayPal to court. Case report 1:Please be aware … Continue reading

“Recovery Of Funds”

By Bernd Schneider Weeks after I have set up the domain AboutPayPal.org, PayPal have unrestricted my account, and I have been able to withdraw the funds that had been “permanently locked”. I doubt that I would have had this success without … Continue reading

“Demanding Damages”

By Bernd Schneider I am convinced that the PayPal system of operating is essentially unethical, and I believe a case can be made that in one form or another, their modus operandi is not in accordance to laws and regulations. I … Continue reading

“Calling All Lawyers”

By Bernd Schneider I assume that there are thousands, or ten thousands, or hundred thousands, or millions of dollars on PayPal’s pooled accounts, to which PayPal has restricted access, and on which PayPal earns interest. The smart thing (from PayPal’s perspective) … Continue reading

Terms of Use (PayPal’s, not mine)

By Bernd Schneider Please read this terms excerpt: “When we deactivate your [account], we will remit to you the amount of cash (if any) in our segregated accounts that was last shown as available for you to spend using the Payment … Continue reading

“Permanently Locked Account”

I assume that, unfortunately, most people will only get to this site when they feel they have been burned dealing with PayPal. And I assume, most people would wish they had come across this site earlier, preferably before having done … Continue reading

A Fake PayPal Email

By Keith D. Paul To those of you who actually sent SECURE information to a link on an email, you deserve what you got. I did. I was stupid enough to reply and got the crap hacked out of me, but … Continue reading

Absurd Alert

By Chris I just recently logged into my account to look at merchant services. A couple days later, I got a notice that the account was “limited” which is just like some people were saying before. Sad thing for them … Continue reading

PayPal Money Reversal

By George I have a problem with PayPal and was wondering if I was totally at fault and case closed.  I had been away on vacation from 5/5/05-5/23/05 Fishing in the Caribbean away from any internet access.  It turned out … Continue reading