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

Debt collectors are after me

eBay are looking for fees of £39 for an item that was returned. It two months before i got the item back as i disputed the “not as described”. Now at debt collection company are phoning and writing asking for … Continue reading

Paypal is withholding my funds… Over $1400!

Paypal is withholding my funds… Over $1400. They are the biggest racket. This is my money! They suspended my account for no reason. I did all that was asked of me but deemed my uploaded passport a fake! This is … Continue reading

What’s the point of using Paypal if I don’t get my money?

I think I set up the wrong type of paypal account. I’m very new to paypal and have only been using it for less than 2 weeks. I set up a personal account, thinking that I could use it for … Continue reading

We got scammed and Paypal Limited us.

My husband and I own an independent consulting firm, and where we first started out, we mainly only gained income from freelance and commission based work and e-commerce by wholesale. With one of our “jobs”, we were under the impression … Continue reading

$350!! in NSF fees Thanks to PayPal

So these past couple weeks I made ten $20 paypal transfers to my brother in the UK. I chose my credit card each time and it validated the payment. A few days ago while browsing my email I see an … Continue reading

PayPal said I was a risk to myself

I paid for something worth $155.00 3 days later they investigate the transaction a week later they reversed it and close my account. Got email saying that im a high risk to myself and they would be keeping money for … Continue reading

International Shipping

So I put an item for sale. A buyer ordered the item through EBay’s Global program. I had to ship the item to Erlanger, KY. I shipped the item. It arrived to the shipping center wanted me to ship it. … Continue reading

Estimated time of Arrival of my refund keeps changing

I am supposed to be getting a refund From Best Buy through PayPal. My first time to attempt this. Of course everyone already knows the nightmare. When I fist contacted PayPal they told me it would take 3-5 business days. … Continue reading

Waiting for my money and waiting and waiting

I sold concert tickets, my buyer paid, I immediately sent the tickets. Excitedly my buyer recieved them within three days as the concert was just a few days. PayPal holds the pending money for 10 days which is just ludicrous. … Continue reading

Paypal is demanding bank account despite debit card being linked

Misleading information. Signed up for account thinking I could just use my debit card without using my bank account. After waiting almost two weeks for my funds to be released (no excuse for that whatsoever) PayPal said I couldn’t transfer … Continue reading