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Not my first unpleasant experience with payPal

Paypal advises merchants to not ship products until payment is received, which is fair enough; however, paypal holds the funds customers pay for several days before releasing the funds to the merchants. Example: I ordered an item on Friday, June … Continue reading

PayPal is refusing to help buyer with problems

PayPal is allowing buyer to keep our phone and their money..Two items recently purchased from the ebay site – as per normal I like to use pay after delivery to ensure I receive my items, well two expensive items had … Continue reading

” Item not as described” scam

This has happened twice now, a buyer claims “not as described” and gets a refund. Even though the item was exactly as described and completely functional. I assume this scam is used through PayPal and not eBay to purposely obfuscate … Continue reading

PayPal has my money but won’t give it to the seller

On 3/21 I disputed a charge to PayPal as I did not recognize the merchant name. I realized a couple of weeks later who the merchant was and notified Visa that the charge was accurate. They closed the case and … Continue reading

My account is limited but Paypal is too busy to help me out

I recently started an Ebay business after being made redundant. My business model is a partnership with a major company in the specialized car parts industry, advertising their products in a different country (different language), and a dropship arrangement. My … Continue reading

No buyer protection for split Payment

Hi there! I was wondering if anyone could offer any advice on an issue I have with Paypal. I screwed up by paying for an item in 2 payments. I never knew that type of purchase was not covered and … Continue reading

I sold a car through ebay and payment was done through paypal

I sold a car through ebay and payment was done through paypal. The buyer deposited money in my paypal account and the next day the transport company picked up the car. I logged into paypal to withdraw the $12,000 I … Continue reading

Complaint against Paypal

I filed a dispute action with Paypal when I received unsatisfactory (incomplete) merchandise from a seller. I demanded a full refund or at least send the missing parts, which the seller refused. This item was paid through Paypal and they … Continue reading

I ended up working for free…and paypal helped them to do this.

I build websites, was building a site for a client, worked for a month, requested the second installment from my client, he refused…demanded to see “code” and never made the payment…so I stopped working until the payment was made. One … Continue reading

Ebay is full of lies and denial.

Ebay put limits on my account saying i wasnt communicating with my buyers there are three resolutions they mentioned one of them i did answer and even refunded so dont know why it was pulled up as “wrong” the other … Continue reading