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

PayPal Funds Held

I have had my ebay/paypal acct since Dec 2000 (12 1/2 years) with a 100% positive feedback (almost 400 transactions), but haven’t sold anything for a while. 2 weeks ago, I took advantage of ebays free listing period (gee, now … Continue reading

Buyer filed chargeback and Paypal said they would help me fight it (they did not)

I sold a coin on eBay for $1000. The buyer sent me a message through eBay requesting that the item be shipped to a different address and was adding $30 to the PayPal payment to cover the additional shipping expense. … Continue reading

All ready verified and now PayPal want more information

I am a retired widow who likes to shop on Ebay so I opened an account with both Ebay and Paypal, I at that time registered my bank account info and even verified it, I gave them a verifiable address … Continue reading

Fraud PayPal account in my name

I have been a PayPal user for many years. I recently got a collection letter from a collection agency saying I owed PayPal over $150.00. I figured the collection letter was a scam trying to get me to send them … Continue reading

You are not insured dollar for dollar

I bought a laptop and used Paypal. The computer never came and I reported it. Paypal found 100% in my favor. They advertise coverage up to $1000, but don’t mention it is not dollar for dollar. I got a credit … Continue reading

Hermes belt bought and sold on eBay ordered to be destroyed

I am still reeling from the shock. My son bought a Hermes belt from ebay.com for $175. he researched the authentication well and satisfied himself it was authentic before he bought it but did use any of the websites you … Continue reading

Lost iPhone and money with Local Pick up

I sold an iphone on ebay for 500 dollars and received the payment via paypal, did a local pickup with the ebayer, once i was not able to provide tracking number the buyer opened a case and i lost of … Continue reading

Competitor filing false copyright claims with paypal

We operate many websites online. We sell mostly public domain materials packaged on cd-roms or dvd-roms of books, magazines, manuals etc. We have a competitor who is trying to lay claim to authorship and copyright to US Government military manuals. … Continue reading

I got scammed on Craigs list using Paypal

Posted furniture for sale on Craig’s List for $2500 and got a “buyer” the next day. Was advised by PayPal the money had been placed in my account. Thought all was fine until I had to send $1100 (via Western … Continue reading

When Paypal’s security fails sellers have to pay

Hi there, I have a problem with Paypal service which is ridiculus and disregard customer, The problem is that i sold game items(Diablo 3) to one japanese guy, Once he received my items, he sent money to me. After that … Continue reading