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Forze my account and said I owed money from 5 years ago

I started selling comics on ebay, and things went great. I was not allowed access to ANY of the money I was receiving in my paypal account, until I ended up having to pawn my camera (that I needed to … Continue reading

Limited Account, theft of funds

After 12 years of being an upright, fee paying, card/account verified, problem solving seller, Paypal triggered an “account restriction” when I applied for a Paypal debit card. Now I have been going in circles for three months to get the … Continue reading

Even with Affidavits from the Police Paypal sides with the scammer

I have been a member of PayPal since 2002 and haven’t had problems until I started selling. I will try to make the story as short as possible. I sell iPhone parts as a wholesaler and used to Invoice the … Continue reading

Buyer claims unauthorized payment for item he picked up

Hi I just receive the outcome of an open dispute on PayPal. I have sold an item on ebay and the buyer paid via PayPal. He came and collected the item the same day. 30h later I receive an email … Continue reading

No buyer protection when I was sent counterfeit goods

I bought jewelry from a ebay seller when it arrived it was counterfeit I CONTACTED THE COMPANY WHO OWNED THE TRADE NAME and they requested a sample of the goods, Pandora BY THE Way, I sent them off to Pandora … Continue reading

PayPal said I can’t reopen dispute

I bought a phone off XDA. The seller sent it without insurance. It was marked as “delivered” by USPS, but I never recieved the device. When I realized I never got it the first thing I did was dispute the … Continue reading

Chargeback filed despite contract with client

Chargeback at the END of the month from a client WITH A CONTRACT and PayPal allowed this, at least thus far, 12 days into this mess. Similar situation with another client a year ago, and if this current chargeback is … Continue reading

Paypal helps scammers getting away with it.

I sold my ps3 turtlebeach earforce px21 gaming headset on ebay for $34.69 to some guy in palmdale, ca. He asked me to pack it well and I always do, I sent it priority w/ tracking and when he got … Continue reading

PayPal stole money out of my bank account

A substantial sum of money was taken from my bank account by a PayPal Direct Debit. I did not create or authorise this direct debit and there is no record of this transaction in my PayPal account. I complained to … Continue reading

I assumed PayPal was safe to use. I was wrong.

This is the complaint I sent to SPOOF – just got a standard ‘thank you’ response, absolutely not dialogue. I understand you are recommending the information below to ensure that unsuspecting clients don’t fall prey to fraudulent mailing scams. I … Continue reading