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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..


PayPal requires that your bank account be the default payment method. I have complained to them about this to them but to no avail. It is only by being extremely careful that you can, with each and every transaction, get … Continue reading

Family affair, PayPal limits everyone in family

My mother was strapped for cash one month so I lent her $500. Fast forward a couple months and here she is ready to pay me back. I live a good distance away so we made the genius decision to … Continue reading

Limited account for 4 years

In 2011 I was selling my grandfathers items on ebay and had to split the money with my stepbrother so once a week I sent half via paypal . This went on for several months until paypal locked both accounts … Continue reading

Paypay using illegal means

After selling an item on Ebay, the merchandise was mailed, and the tracking number posted, Paypal issued a refund of over $700 to the purchaser. They said that it was an unauthorized purchase. The refund was made about 1 1/2 … Continue reading

Hacked account and now in debt to PayPal

My 5+ year opened Paypal account with no issues had a fraudulent address and phone number change last summer that I as the owner of the acct did not authorize this change nor make it. It had been approximately 3-4 … Continue reading

Lost chargeback to fraudster

I had sold $3000 Worth of product, and using the Paypal CreditCard (request for payment)…sent this product to a customer. About 2 months after, Paypal sent an email informing us that the customer filed a complaint with his credit card … Continue reading

Blocked from PayPal

Several years ago I had a business Paypal account that got in the rears. I filed bankruptcy. But fucking Paypal doesn’t seem to give a shit. Every time I open a Paypal account (personal or work related) it finds that … Continue reading

Won dispute but lost chargeback

Buyer hires me to do whiteboard animation video…digital product. Pays 50% down. I work on the video and submit rough draft. Buyer replies w/numerous changes. I reply w/request to clarify 3-4 items. Buyer waits 9 days to reply. I continue … Continue reading

Chargeback hell with PayPal

I sold over $600 in merchandise in late 2014 on ebay through paypal, the purchasers left positive feedback saying they got the item and it worked perfectly. About 1 month later paypal in contacting me claiming that the buyers have … Continue reading

Frozen funds with PayPal

My Canadian small business had an increase in chargebacks, increase in sales therefore it was determined that there was a fraudulent activity happening in November 2014. What actually happened is that I migrated to Magento in August and decided to … Continue reading