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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..

Too easy to be ripped off using PayPal

Recently, I sold an expensive item via Paypal. The buyer stated the item was malfunctioned, which it was not but Paypal automatically withdrew money from my account, leaving me in debt. The only inkling of any problems I had was … Continue reading

Hacked Paypal account and double billing

This is the third time my paypal account has been hacked and my account information compromised. At first “they” insisted someone got my card number. But then, how could they access and change my account information? Always to a Luxembourg … Continue reading

Paypal is holding my money hostage and wast my SSN for ransom

I sell casually as a hobby on fee-bay, maybe 25 items a month, $200-$300 total. Wasn’t even close to the $20k threshold the IRS has, and Paypal kept sending “give us your SS#” notices, and I always clicked “remind me … Continue reading

I am seeking legal advice on how to bring down Paypal

After 5 years of using paypal my account was limited for violating their Acceptable Use Policy. I have a work profile online with adult themes but this has nothing to do with paypal. Paypal claims and is asking me to … Continue reading

Everything about using PayPal is a problem

Here’s what I wrote to Pay Pal, which explains the problem inherent in their horrific company: Pay Pal needs to stop the fraudulent practices that have become your hallmark. It is unconscionable that you would take money from someone’s bank… … Continue reading

PayPal and North Korea have a lot in common

PayPal is running their website the same way a police state country would!! North Korea comes to mind. to start with I’ve had my account frozen for “too many purchases (with my own money) in a single day” I then … 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

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

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