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

Buyer gets refund 5 months after receiving item

I shipped a pair boots to a buyer. The boots were brand new. They still had the price tag on them. I received my money and everything was fine. But almost 5 months later I received an email stating the … Continue reading

PayPal sent my money to the IRS

I bought T-Mobile Reloadit card serviced by MoneyGram Blackhawk Network California Inc. at Vons California. I loaded 5000 to this card and the card is locked by Paypal’s risk department. I called paypal and they forced me to send a … Continue reading

Things were looking good until paypal limited my account

I recently moved and I’m a struggling student. I spent all the money I had in my savings for four iPhones on craigslist which were a good deal at 1500 for all 4. These were all legitimate phones that were … Continue reading

PayPal Sychrony Bank

It is very wrong when PayPal/EBAY force sellers to choose the green circle with a plus (+) sign instead of the red circle with a minus (-) sign. All feedback written is negative. When I called several times & emailed … Continue reading

Paypal holding funds unfairly

Yesterday after a buyer paid for one of my items on eBay I noticed a message saying that Paypal were holding my funds for 21 days as there had been a problem with one of my transactions and they are … Continue reading

Paypal Credit (think twice about this)

First time to post something like this, but others need to know. I was attempting to pay a bill using Paypal and in my payment options the main one that came up was PayPal Credit. Since I use PayPal as … Continue reading

Shut down and no access to my money

I started selling on ebay on consignment after having my account in excellent standing for 12 years. Because of the increased activity, Paypal has frozen my account, demanding info. I provided invoices for the products I sold, like they asked … Continue reading

Inside sabotage by PayPal

Had an account with them until they decided to freeze my account for “suspicious” activity. The problem was, I hadn’t performed any suspicious activity. PayPal has someone working on the inside to produce suspicious activity if they even think that … Continue reading

10 years, 6400 good feedback and PayPal treated me like crap.

I have been selling on e-bay and using Pay Pal right with it. I have 6400 very good feedback. I sold a customer a commercial freezer in Dec,15th 2014. A month and a half later he complained it was not … Continue reading

Suspicious activity is a bogus excuse to keep your money.

March 25th for no reason my eBay account is suspended for “suspicious activity.” Surprisingly I sold only two items of which eBay overcharged me and claimed it was a mistake and i would be re-reimbursed the next month! Regardless, I … Continue reading