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First Paypal approved my Payments pro account, then they shut me down.

I am complaining about PayPal Europe. I held an account with PayPal since 2005 and I used this account for my eBay sales. I always followed PayPal’s rules and regulations on my eBay sales. I applied for a service from … Continue reading

PayPal is holding my money for unreasonable demands.

PayPal is holding my money for unreasonable demands. And accusing me that I was violated on eBay. Even I have more than 99% positive feedback on eBay and even I offered every one 100% refund and return acceptable. eBay doesn’t … Continue reading

Rolling reserve crippling our business

We have a long running account with PayPal since 2008 turning over substantial amounts each year of around 100-400k in the end. Following a spate of pre-Christmas ‘holds’ due to a late release of a new product, PayPal implemented a … Continue reading

Account limited but for reasons unknown

I had a paypal account I used for ebay transactions several years ago. Since the email address I used was only accessible as an employee, I opened a new account. I had no pending transactions or disputes. After having the … Continue reading

Never leave funds in PayPal

A word to the wise — never leave thousands of dollars in your PayPal account. If you’re a seller, just keep enough in the account to pay for refunds — nothing more. PayPal’s account closings are extremely arbitrary, which I … Continue reading

I can’t paypal what I owe

long story short…i was an ebay top powerseller. 100% fdbk, and no ccases..AT ALL!!! OVER 4000.00 in sales a month! last month i met a craigslist seller (that i dealt with before) in order to buy 9000.00 worth of phones. … Continue reading

Identity theft aided by Paypal.

Hi , I need some help. PayPal allowed an off-shore (out of the United States) fraudulent one-time transaction for $5000.00 approximately to be pulled from my PayPal account. I was able to stop the payment of this transaction from my … Continue reading

I am yet another victim of Paypal’s account limitation scam

I am yet another victim of Paypal’s account limitation scam. I received cash from my Sister who lives in Holland and has duel citizenship in America. I’ve done this a few times before with no problems. I figured it was … Continue reading

left with our pants around our ankles and money tied up for 180 days

i started a shop and we were running full steam from the get go , we had people accuse us of selling imitation items because we were selling for cheap , low margin with the intended high turn over, it … Continue reading

Paypal makes a problem when there is no problem

At first, I didn’t bother trying to set up a Paypal account because everywhere i looked said I had to link my Paypal account with a bank account and/or a debit or credit card. I see NO REASON why that … Continue reading