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

Can Paypal just take what they want from people’s bank accounts?

I recently sold some antique marbles to a person in the UK. Upon receiving them, stated a couple of them had been polished. Shortly after that she stated they were all polished. I gave her (2) options, she could keep … Continue reading

PayPal account hacked and the ensuing PayPal nightmare

My story goes like this. I received an email telling me that I’d made a PayPal transaction, which was news to me. The next email, a few minutes later, told me that I’d added a new email address. I tried … Continue reading

PayPal stole my money

Sold a trailer to a guy for his job site. Transferred $6,000 from his company card into his PP account, then into mine. PayPal gave the OK to ship. FOUR MONTHS LATER he and his boss parted ways, so the … Continue reading

Daylight Robbery by PayPal and EBay

Together EBay and PayPal have managed to make an awful lot of money out of me. As an Ebay seller I have no option but to accept payments through PayPal. But they take such a huge cut of my sales … Continue reading

Paypal is still not doing anything about the well known chargeback fraud scheme.

A couple of months ago I sold a pair of rare sneakers to a person in Montreal. The person received the item 6 days later. I have written proof from the postal office, plus the online tracking record. 86 days … Continue reading

Seller issued refund to me that PayPal kept.

I bought an item on ebay. the item was not as described. I contacted the seller as instructed by ebay and pay pal. The seller agreed to the return and to refund my full purchase price. I return mailed the … Continue reading

Inside sabotage by PayPal

Had an account with them until they decided to freeze my account for “suspicious” activity. The problem was, I hadn’t performed any suspicious activity. PayPal has someone working on the inside to produce suspicious activity if they even think that … Continue reading

Hacked account and now in debt to PayPal

My 5+ year opened Paypal account with no issues had a fraudulent address and phone number change last summer that I as the owner of the acct did not authorize this change nor make it. It had been approximately 3-4 … Continue reading

You can’t protect yourself from PayPal

Hi, Want to know a good reason to never ever use paypal? Read on…. I sold a cell-phone on Ebay and seller filed chargeback through Paypal and I have lost the case. Now Paypal is forcing me to pay them … Continue reading

Money Issues with PayPal

I noticed a negative on my balance and contacted paypal where they told me it was under review and not to worry. After waiting I contacted them again and they told me they had refunded the money to a customer’s … Continue reading