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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 is requesting my Social Security Number

I am stuck in a paypal “change your password” loop. My account is limited so I filled in the necessary documents for a resolution. They asked me for two more documents. After I had sent them my passport copy, C1D … Continue reading

I can’t fight Paypal any longer

I am a disabled woman of 46 I hate being unable to work so decided to start my own t shirt printing business, however it was going really well until the sales bumped up then ebay charged me £200 for … Continue reading

Paypal caused overdraft fees when debiting my bank account instead of my credit card

Hi, my problem is that I have linked my credit card through paypal they were suppose to take funds from my credit cards but instead they took it from my bank account. I have bought 2 items now am charged … Continue reading

Paypal can’t get their story straight

I had couple dollars on my paypal business debit card, I bought a $145 cash top uP card at 7*11 I topped up and it says congratulations you paypal balance is $129.61. #1 I’m i don’t have overdraft protection #2 … Continue reading

PayPal just froze my account and monies AFTER 10 years

PayPal just froze my account and monies AFTER 10 years(!) without any warning or previous notice for some old account they claim is currently linked. Originally, Australian buyer did a chargeback (AFTER 4-5 months) claiming he never got my item. … Continue reading

Buyer paid instantly but I can’t get the money as the seller

I have a Paypal customer for a few years now selling items on Ebay and just last week I sold a guitar for £1200 which was paid for by the customer instantly. Today I tried to transfer a small of … Continue reading

Closed my account because my store had an “unauthorized purchase”

I’ve been selling on ebay for a few years now, and have received great feedback from all my customers. I have 100% positive feedback, with 40+ ratings. But then one day, an “unauthorized buyer” had purchased from me. Paypal was … Continue reading

Paypal Shipping Problems

So as we all know the real problem with eBay and PayPal is the complete lock they have on the online commerce marketplace for casual sellers. Because there is no viable alternative (just like with Facebook in social media space) … Continue reading

Lesson of the day: never use paypal for any reason

i sent money to friend in ireland. his account got limited.. some bs anti money laundering excuse. being harassed to get photo id and proof of address. no driver license… instead he upload expired passport.. rejected.. had to renew then … Continue reading

Lied to repeatedly by PayPal

I just got screwed by PayPal. I was the buyer from Canada and ordered $7000 worth of led lights from china and most of it was damaged, missing, and not csa approved. Opened a case with PayPal and after two … Continue reading