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AboutPaypal.org is an Anti-Paypal website created with the sole purpose of exposing the horrors of doing business "The PayPal Way". We are committed to assisting the public in making an informed decision about PayPal.

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

Buyer keeps my money AND my item?

Recently PayPal upheld a buyers request for a full refund. PayPal stated that they will deduct the total amount of the item from my PayPal account. I have no choice. Since the value of the item was the VERY LARGE … Continue reading

WARNING: Dispute resolution

There are several issues with the rules in the resolutions centre 1 If you have a custom Item made and the manufacture totally screws it up and won’t make good on it PayPal will not refund you anything as it … Continue reading

Unauthorized release of my money

I tried to purchase an iPad on ebay. I usually pay with bill me later. When I tried to use my bill me later it denied me for security reasons and said that I had to use pay pal. I … Continue reading

eBay selling registration addresses

This is so beyond acceptable I am speechless. Today a spam came to my private email address from a car dealer 2,000 miles away that I have nothing to do with. When I checked it out, I learned that ebay … Continue reading

While assisting my elderly mother with her Paypal account both our accounts were limited

I recently traveled to Florida to bring my 77 yr old mother home with me to St Louis due to her declining health and the lack of any other family members taking any responsibility to assist her in her most … Continue reading

I really regret using paypal and wished I just paid by credit card

I paid for an item which was out of stock so the company refunded me quickly so I could buy another one before Christmas. I called paypal yesterday and got some crap about money takes a while for you to … Continue reading

Holding My money for at least 21 days

Recently I sold a item on Ebay for more than 600.00 I have a 100% positive feedback and not had any problems been doing business with Ebay and Pay Pal since 2000 I was paid for the item instantly from … Continue reading

Buyer claimed new goods were damaged and got money back

I recently sold some diving equipment and the buyer paid through paypal. The funds cleared, buyer received goods and stated all in good order, then nearly 3 weeks from confirming all is OK the buyer raises a claim with paypal … Continue reading

“Unauthorized transaction” claim screws sellers every time

I sold an iPhone 5 on eBay and after 16 days PayPal reversed the transaction leaving me with negative balance of few hundred pounds and at the same time asking me to add money to the account(!!!). Only after lodging … Continue reading

Taking my money took a second giving it back takes days

I bought a tv from overstock.com and paid with paypal. Right after i purchased it I realized I bought the wrong one. Within 5 minutes of the purchase I cancelled it and recieved an email that it was cancelled. Paypal … Continue reading