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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..

You have no idea of how bad Paypal is

PayPal wiped out my checking account, I paid for items and they took my money then said I never payed for it kept my money and I never got the items. After they wipe me out they put me on … Continue reading

The dangers of Paypal Guest Checkout

I bought a blackberry z10 phone on 20th of may from a seller on ebay and it redirected me paypal so complete my payment i paid the amount as a guest user on paypal the phone was supposed to be … Continue reading

Paypal took eBay gift card balance hostage ($550)

Around 2 years ago my mom asked me to buy her some precious metals. I purchased some from ebay. I opened a paypal account for her and used a combination of ebay gift cards and checking account to pay for … Continue reading

Victim of Empty Box scam

I recently sold a laptop to a buyer on eBay for $1239. When the buyer received the item, he insisted that the item was damaged and was not working. He refused to take up the direct manufacturer warranty provided. He … Continue reading

Ebay buyer scamming seller over wedding dress

I know this is long, but I feel like I need to give all the details so that it’s clear what I’m dealing with, so please bear with me. On April 2, 2013 I listed a wedding dress ebay auction. … Continue reading

“noticed unusual activity on the credit card linked to your account”

Account limited due to “noticed unusual activity on the credit card linked to your account.” Despite the fact that I have never used the card on the account, only the bank account or PayPal funds. And despite the fact that … Continue reading

It’s a sham and a scam!

Opened account and had account limited 5 times only to be released when called in. Decided to be proactive and call Paypal before listing first items ever on eBay… They allowed me to list the items, they allowed me to … Continue reading

Larceny, fraud and Paypal

An Octavio purchased a “NEW” 500GB SONY PLAYSTATION 3 unit from me on Ebay (121073016209). he filed a claim through payPal stating that the unit would turn on, but not off. PayPal frefunded his money and had it returned to … Continue reading

Never got what I paid for or my money back

I bought goods online using Paypal with my Paypal funds (big mistake). The goods never arrived so I told Paypal that I’ve been scammed and that they should freeze the account of the merchant (I found out others have also … Continue reading

Fraud transaction from Fake PayPal Email

I was contacted by a fake paypal email numerous time re: a unit I sold on gumtree. I was asked to pay for the shipping fee of $668.00 upfront, this fake paypal email advised i was being sent to legals … Continue reading