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

Can Paypal just take what they want from people’s bank accounts?

I recently sold some antique marbles to a person in the UK. Upon receiving them, stated a couple of them had been polished. Shortly after that she stated they were all polished. I gave her (2) options, she could keep … Continue reading

Paypal removed my ability to make an instant transfer

I was told by PayPal 1st that I couldn’t make a instant transfer because of the seller. When I followed their instructions and requested a invoice and still couldn’t do instant transfer I called PayPal back. Then they finally said … Continue reading

Paypal will turn your business in to a sinking ship

So I started a new business and suddenly the growth started going well. As soon as this happened PayPal locked my account down, requesting additional information to be able to open it up again. They initially requested photo ID, proof … Continue reading

PayPal account hacked and the ensuing PayPal nightmare

My story goes like this. I received an email telling me that I’d made a PayPal transaction, which was news to me. The next email, a few minutes later, told me that I’d added a new email address. I tried … Continue reading

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