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

PayPal Holding Money Captive

By Laurie I have $1800, being held captive in paypal fir six months, because they say that the purses I was selling I cannot prove authenticity.  I have sold seven and out of the seven, four have given me great … Continue reading

A PayPal Fiasco

Writer Wishes To Remain Anonymous We’ve dealt with PayPal without any problems for about 2yrs now. A couple of months ago we recieved an incoming payment of $4000.00 [$3,888.00 after PayPals charges.] I paid for one auction item [$452.00] out … Continue reading

Suspended Without Reason

By Layne Gosnell And John Douglass Hi, We’re sellers on Ebay and have set up an account with Paypal to accept payment. This afternoon(August 15, 2005) when we’re about to check the status of our withdrawal with our Paypal Account … Continue reading

Collecting My Money From PayPal

By Thomas I have finally reached a customer service representative. There is a simple solution (not explained on their website) if all you want to do is collect money owed to you. After creating your account, chose the Profile option … Continue reading

Paypal Froze My Account Because My Husband’s Account Has A Negative Balance

By Julie Like many of you I logged on to Paypal one day to find out it has been limited. They won’t let me send any money, withdraw any money or unlink any bank accounts but they will let me … Continue reading

PayPal Is Holding $2,000 Of My Money

By Dan Seems I’m not alone. I’m a freelance writer and I was doing advertising for a major U.S. media company. They had an invoice to pay and asked if I accepted credit cards just to make the process easier. … Continue reading

PayPal Unfair To Sellers

By Rachael A buyer Purchased 5 movie posters from me through ebay. The total (including shipping) came to $585.00. The buyer then paid me through PayPal. I had just started using PayPal for selling. I shipped the posters to the … Continue reading

Paypal Hides Behind Their Policies And Protects Frauders

By Josh I have had 2 of the most frustrating experiences with Paypal, once as a buyer and the second as a seller. Paypal was ABSOLUTELY HORRID to me on both ends of my eBay transactions. As a buyer: In … Continue reading

Trojan Horse Virus From PayPal E-Mail

Writer Wishes To Remain Anonymous I recently received several e-mails from PayPal saying that my account had been flagged at ramdom and it was necessary to update all my personal information. I clicked on thier “secure link” just to see … Continue reading

Unauthorized Use Of Personal Data By PayPal System

Writer Wishes To Remain Anonymous Message When I signed up and became a member of eBay I was giving eBay my authorization to use my personal data in their eBay system. I have never signed up for a PayPal account. … Continue reading