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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..

PayPal gave my money away

This is a minor case compared to others but I just had paypal approve a small charge with absolutely NO verification whatsoever! It was allegedly an e-bay “e book” purchase … and they had the audacity to suggest I needed … 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

Unexplained “suspicious activity” and PayPal took my money for 6 months

I am a photo hobbyist who likes to buy and sell cameras on EBay. I had a few hundred sales, and 100% positive feedback. A few years ago a friend asked me to close out her photography business and I … 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

Customer service on phone is no service at all

I called because of Paypal related fraud charges on my banking account. I tried removing my account and the site would not let me. I tried canceling the Paypal debit card, and surprise!, it would not let me. I called … Continue reading

PayPal provided wrong delivery address to seller

A few years ago I ordered some sheets from a vendor who used paypal. My credit card was charged, but the sheets were delivered to someone else’s address. I drove to the other address and met with the homeowner, who … Continue reading

PayPal’s age requirements very unclear

On PayPal’s registration site it indicates you must be 13 years or older not 18 years or older. My grandson applied for and received a card and upon trying to activate it, after providing his social security number it denied … Continue reading

PayPal limitations are out of control

I called PayPal to ask them on whether a payment had gone through as the payment was reversed. While i sorted out the problem and was on the phone to PayPal my mother in law wanted to ask about her … 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