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Returned defective item but didn’t get refund

I´a model car collector, so ebay is a daily companion in search or rare items. I´ve had problems with paypal before, but this one is just plain ridiculous. I purchased an item from France. Got it, and filed a complaint … Continue reading

Refused my card

Just had most horrendous experience with PayPal. Ive never used them cause they wouldn’t let me have account as I have no computer. Had app on my BlackBerry but even invoices where you don’t need account were refused. Now on … Continue reading

Received empty envelope and Paypal refused to help

I bought a ticket off someone using paypal. the envelope was empty. i contacted paypal. due to the account being in my mothers name, they wouldn’t help me. My mother passed away 5 years ago, and even with this knowledge … Continue reading

Supposed to ship before I get paid, I don’t think so

Selling a laptop….other person said they would pay for shipping to Algeria, The said the total cost is $500. But it was $300 plus $200 for shipping. PayPal said they are holding payment until the receive a tracking number. Was … Continue reading

PayPal sided with buyer, as always

As an ebay seller being forced to accept paypal as the method of payment, I have been screwed over by the buyer and PayPal. The buyer 2 months after their purchase complained to ebay/PayPal that the item I sold them … Continue reading

Scam using PayPal to get money not earned.

Purchased a virus maintenance program from Toucol PC Support after being approached by sales reps via telephone that there were problems with my computer with viruses. Evidently AVG Free was not catching all of them. They described the service over … Continue reading

Paypal is Holding my Funds

So i did not know that i cannot sell bitcoins and receive payments in my paypal account. Recently i sold worth $1400 bitcoins and paypal limited my account wanting proof of where this money came from. I did what they … Continue reading

PayPal makes the rules for my business refund policy?!?

I sell handmade party decorations and my orders are shipped out according to party date. I am in Canada but most of my sales are in the US. I had a customer order $100.00 worth of custom/personalized party decorations. 1 … Continue reading

PayPal’s Atrocious business Ethics

Atrocious business ethics. PayPal reached into my business account in 11/20113 to the tune of $1200 without authorization. chase bank got the money back for me – so now they want me to pay them back. PayPal are the ones … Continue reading

I have been suspended indefinitely for below seller standard

I have been selling on Ebay for 5 years. I received a notice from Ebay saying I have been suspended indefinitely for below seller standard. I have almost 2000 positive feedbacks. 99.2% but they said that is not what they … Continue reading