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

Shut down and no access to my money

I started selling on ebay on consignment after having my account in excellent standing for 12 years. Because of the increased activity, Paypal has frozen my account, demanding info. I provided invoices for the products I sold, like they asked … 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

10 years, 6400 good feedback and PayPal treated me like crap.

I have been selling on e-bay and using Pay Pal right with it. I have 6400 very good feedback. I sold a customer a commercial freezer in Dec,15th 2014. A month and a half later he complained it was not … Continue reading

Suspicious activity is a bogus excuse to keep your money.

March 25th for no reason my eBay account is suspended for “suspicious activity.” Surprisingly I sold only two items of which eBay overcharged me and claimed it was a mistake and i would be re-reimbursed the next month! Regardless, I … Continue reading


PayPal requires that your bank account be the default payment method. I have complained to them about this to them but to no avail. It is only by being extremely careful that you can, with each and every transaction, get … Continue reading

Family affair, PayPal limits everyone in family

My mother was strapped for cash one month so I lent her $500. Fast forward a couple months and here she is ready to pay me back. I live a good distance away so we made the genius decision to … Continue reading

Limited account for 4 years

In 2011 I was selling my grandfathers items on ebay and had to split the money with my stepbrother so once a week I sent half via paypal . This went on for several months until paypal locked both accounts … Continue reading

Paypay using illegal means

After selling an item on Ebay, the merchandise was mailed, and the tracking number posted, Paypal issued a refund of over $700 to the purchaser. They said that it was an unauthorized purchase. The refund was made about 1 1/2 … 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

Lost chargeback to fraudster

I had sold $3000 Worth of product, and using the Paypal CreditCard (request for payment)…sent this product to a customer. About 2 months after, Paypal sent an email informing us that the customer filed a complaint with his credit card … Continue reading