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

Paypal Business Problem

By Steve Glanstein Used Paypal as a merchant without any problems until recently. 9/3/2004 Provided computer program on CD ROM to a conference attendee (called “MF”). Took credit card number. 9/7/2004 Processed charge…it was approved. 10/19/2004 Received MF’s complaint from … Continue reading

New PayPal Virus Email Scam

By JK If you receive this email do not click on the link!  _________________________________ I received the following message via email today. 12/26/04. I looked at paypal and saw nothing “pending” I am not a member of Washingtom Mutual Bank … Continue reading

Losing Business To Paypal

By Nick Yes I am sure we are all here for the same purpose. I am here to tell you all they got me as well. I had a great business until a client I had reported me as a … Continue reading

Malicious Prosecution

By William E. Giles Twice Paypal has illegally raided my account and taken a total of $784.83 without investigation, notice or explanation even though response is required by federal law. They locked my account, threatened to sue me and ruin … Continue reading

Paypal Failed To Make Contact When Fraud Reported On Our Credit Card.

Writer Wishes To Remain Anonymous We opened a Pay Pal account when I chose to pay by credit card for a purchase. Pay Pal kept saying our card was registered to an other account. We tried to call the number … Continue reading

Fraud Sucks And Paypal Does Nothing About It

By Jason I sold a very expensive musical item on ebay a little over a month ago. The subject contacted me about this item several times through email, he won the item I sent him a invoice. He sent me … Continue reading

PayPal Does Not Follow Their Own Rules

Writer Wishes To Remain Anonymous After selling an item on Ebay and letting the buyer know I accepted PalPal bank transfers (I refuse to have a “Primier Account”)I received the following message from PayPal after the buyer tried to make … Continue reading

PayPal’s Bogus Policy

Writer Wishes To Remain Anonymous I purchased a chain saw after the recent hurricans in FL., so I could take a tree down that was unsafe. It was advertised as “works perfect” and “very good condition”. Upon arrival, I found … Continue reading

PayPal Won’t Admit Mistake

Writer Wishes To Remain Anonymous When I first signed up my account, PayPal listed Taiwan as “prodivence of China”. After 20+ e-mails requesting a correction, their answer is still ~ “close your account, and open another one.” The problem is … Continue reading

PayPal Does Not Care

Writer Wishes To Remain Anonymous I opened an account a couple of years ago and in that two years made aprox. two transactions. After looking in my checking account one night I noticed a withdrawal of over $800.00 from my … Continue reading