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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..

Paypal removed my ability to make an instant transfer

I was told by PayPal 1st that I couldn’t make a instant transfer because of the seller. When I followed their instructions and requested a invoice and still couldn’t do instant transfer I called PayPal back. Then they finally said … Continue reading

Paypal will turn your business in to a sinking ship

So I started a new business and suddenly the growth started going well. As soon as this happened PayPal locked my account down, requesting additional information to be able to open it up again. They initially requested photo ID, proof … Continue reading

Unexplained “suspicious activity” and PayPal took my money for 6 months

I am a photo hobbyist who likes to buy and sell cameras on EBay. I had a few hundred sales, and 100% positive feedback. A few years ago a friend asked me to close out her photography business and I … Continue reading

PayPal treats the person who sells like a crook

In my dealings with pay pal, 19 months ago I sold a computer as is on ebay. The person who bought it filed a complaint 4 months later and said it did not work and wanted his money back. It … Continue reading

Can’t delete old bank and card info from PayPal

PayPal has not let me add credit cards nor delete bank accounts which I rarely use. The end result being that I incur NSF fees on these accounts as each time I try to change the funding sources and it … Continue reading

PayPal account limited

I’ve a ebay account which was doing fairly well 100% feedback and ebay top seller so no problems with my ebay account but paypal is another matter I opened a new bank account and added the new bank account to … Continue reading

3 months wait to receive payment

Someone purchased a DVD from us. They did not recognize the billing name and declined payment, hence we did not get paid. When I confronted the person (who we know) they apologized, called their card company who then contacted paypal … Continue reading

PayPal sent my money to the IRS

I bought T-Mobile Reloadit card serviced by MoneyGram Blackhawk Network California Inc. at Vons California. I loaded 5000 to this card and the card is locked by Paypal’s risk department. I called paypal and they forced me to send a … Continue reading

Things were looking good until paypal limited my account

I recently moved and I’m a struggling student. I spent all the money I had in my savings for four iPhones on craigslist which were a good deal at 1500 for all 4. These were all legitimate phones that were … Continue reading

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