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

Paypal said email send by them was Phishing email

I made a non-ebay sale on a forum recently and the Paypal email I received was a bit different than I’m used to, but I didn’t give it any thought. There was a button that said “claim your money” and, … Continue reading

PayPal are thieves and corporate criminals

Paypal seems like a good site, and has a wonderful website that is easy to understand. However, after 3 years of their service, all of a sudden, and out of the blue, they lock up my account saying that there … Continue reading

Paypal promised to release funds but never did

Well paypal finally screwed me over I knew it was just a matter of time but hoped for the best. I was selling stuff to get extra money since I am unemployed right now. I requested a funds withdrawal on … Continue reading

Funds held By Paypal

Paypal are my worst nightmare they held my money and charged me £10.86 for what excuses after excuses each time I call them they put me hold each time I called them also they restricted my credit card from making … Continue reading

Not my first unpleasant experience with payPal

Paypal advises merchants to not ship products until payment is received, which is fair enough; however, paypal holds the funds customers pay for several days before releasing the funds to the merchants. Example: I ordered an item on Friday, June … Continue reading

PayPal is refusing to help buyer with problems

PayPal is allowing buyer to keep our phone and their money..Two items recently purchased from the ebay site – as per normal I like to use pay after delivery to ensure I receive my items, well two expensive items had … Continue reading

PayPal has my money but won’t give it to the seller

On 3/21 I disputed a charge to PayPal as I did not recognize the merchant name. I realized a couple of weeks later who the merchant was and notified Visa that the charge was accurate. They closed the case and … Continue reading

Complaint against Paypal

I filed a dispute action with Paypal when I received unsatisfactory (incomplete) merchandise from a seller. I demanded a full refund or at least send the missing parts, which the seller refused. This item was paid through Paypal and they … Continue reading

Returned defective item but didn’t get refund

I´a model car collector, so ebay is a daily companion in search or rare items. I´ve had problems with paypal before, but this one is just plain ridiculous. I purchased an item from France. Got it, and filed a complaint … Continue reading

PayPal sided with buyer, as always

As an ebay seller being forced to accept paypal as the method of payment, I have been screwed over by the buyer and PayPal. The buyer 2 months after their purchase complained to ebay/PayPal that the item I sold them … Continue reading