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I am sick of seeing paypal bullying sellers

I am sick of seeing paypal bullying sellers. Who said buyer is always right should have been shot in the head – justice isn’t served this way in free countries!!! There should be laws in place which paypal is avoiding … Continue reading

Seller, shipper, paypal and ebay will not help me with problem

I ordered an 2 batteries and 1 charger for camera. Batteries ok, charger wrong one. E-mail seller-said not their problem and for me to contact paypal- I did – told -not their problem-contacted ebay- told me to contact seller. I … Continue reading

Buyers emailed Thank yous then claimed Item not received

Sold two used laptops on ebay, trying to upgrade to a better computer for myself…well paypal froze the account “suspicious activity” because these were not the normal genre of items I sell. Got it unfrozen after I sent the laptops, … Continue reading

Limited for selling prohibited product yet competitors are still allowed

I sell a product that PayPal does not allow. They froze my account over it. But then I get a competitor and they are taking PayPal! I turn them in to PayPal, PayPal says they are going to do a … Continue reading

Visa Intl Service Assessments with PayPal

PayPal should notify an online buyer, ahead of the the final payment approval to PayPal, when the seller’s bank a/c destination is not in the U.S. because the buyer’s credit card issuer will most likely add an additional 0.8% charge … Continue reading

PayPal account closed and then ebay account was closed

PayPal has closed my account two days ago, with no explanations. After a phone call to them I learned that since I had 4 open cases with the unhappy customers, they decided to minimize their risks. I have tried to … Continue reading

Account frozen due to uncharacteristic activity

PayPal notified me on 1/7/14 they were freezing my account due to uncharacteristic activity. 33 trans @ $100 ea for Starbucks Coffee. I confirmed that indeed I did not authorize these transactions. Checked my Bank and no actions had been … Continue reading

Had my ID stolen and my PayPal account taken over

My paypal account was suspended without explanation.No one I spoke to at paypal would give me any information and I was told to contact Davis Wright Tremaine via an email link. It was when I made this contact that I … Continue reading

My selling privileges are restricted indefinitely

My issue is a little bit complex, so please bear with me. I am eBay seller on eBay.in, Indian version of eBay.com. I was selling Unlocking Services for carrier locked phones & was quite happy with my growth. So to … Continue reading

Unauthorized withdrawal by Paypal

PayPal just took money out of my bank account without my final authorization–kept saying it couldn’t verify my phone number, even though they were able to send me two texts to that number last week, which is the exact to … Continue reading