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

Paypal holding funds unfairly

Yesterday after a buyer paid for one of my items on eBay I noticed a message saying that Paypal were holding my funds for 21 days as there had been a problem with one of my transactions and they are … Continue reading

Paypal Credit (think twice about this)

First time to post something like this, but others need to know. I was attempting to pay a bill using Paypal and in my payment options the main one that came up was PayPal Credit. Since I use PayPal as … Continue reading

Shut down and no access to my money

I started selling on ebay on consignment after having my account in excellent standing for 12 years. Because of the increased activity, Paypal has frozen my account, demanding info. I provided invoices for the products I sold, like they asked … Continue reading

10 years, 6400 good feedback and PayPal treated me like crap.

I have been selling on e-bay and using Pay Pal right with it. I have 6400 very good feedback. I sold a customer a commercial freezer in Dec,15th 2014. A month and a half later he complained it was not … Continue reading

Limited account for 4 years

In 2011 I was selling my grandfathers items on ebay and had to split the money with my stepbrother so once a week I sent half via paypal . This went on for several months until paypal locked both accounts … Continue reading

Paypay using illegal means

After selling an item on Ebay, the merchandise was mailed, and the tracking number posted, Paypal issued a refund of over $700 to the purchaser. They said that it was an unauthorized purchase. The refund was made about 1 1/2 … Continue reading

Lost chargeback to fraudster

I had sold $3000 Worth of product, and using the Paypal CreditCard (request for payment)…sent this product to a customer. About 2 months after, Paypal sent an email informing us that the customer filed a complaint with his credit card … Continue reading

Blocked from PayPal

Several years ago I had a business Paypal account that got in the rears. I filed bankruptcy. But fucking Paypal doesn’t seem to give a shit. Every time I open a Paypal account (personal or work related) it finds that … Continue reading

Won dispute but lost chargeback

Buyer hires me to do whiteboard animation video…digital product. Pays 50% down. I work on the video and submit rough draft. Buyer replies w/numerous changes. I reply w/request to clarify 3-4 items. Buyer waits 9 days to reply. I continue … Continue reading

Chargeback hell with PayPal

I sold over $600 in merchandise in late 2014 on ebay through paypal, the purchasers left positive feedback saying they got the item and it worked perfectly. About 1 month later paypal in contacting me claiming that the buyers have … Continue reading