Welcome To About PayPal! Join the Revolution

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’s Excessive Permission

Writer Wishes To Remain Anonymous

Paypal also locked down my account with over $3200 in it. It took them over 6 months to send me a check for a third of that. I later found out that paypal “also reserves the right to limit access to sending money or making withdrawals from an account for any one of the events listed below. ”

Reports of unauthorized or unusual credit card use associated with the account including, but not limited to, notice by the card issuing bank. This includes notices made by you to your credit card company that a transaction was unauthorized or your account compromised, and is done in order to protect you from further unauthorized use of your card;

Reports of unauthorized or unusual bank account use associated with the account;

Abuse by a buyer of the reversal process provided by the buyer’s issuing bank;

Consistent failure to pursue the Buyer Complaint Process described below before pursuing any alternate reversal process provided by the buyer’s issuing bank;

Complaints received regarding non-shipment of merchandise, non-delivery of services, merchandise not as described, or problems with merchandise shipped;

Initiation by a buyer of a reversal process through the buyer’s issuing bank without first pursuing the Buyer Complaint process described below;

Receipt of potentially fraudulent funds;

Excessive disputes or reversals, or attempts to “double dip” by receiving funds in a dispute both from PayPal and through a reversal or a refund from the seller;

Refusal to cooperate in an investigation or provide confirmation of identity when requested;

Initiation of transactions considered to be cash advances or assisting in cash advances(not including the use of the PayPal debit card);

Sending unsolicited email or posting referral links on websites where they are not permitted;

Opening multiple Personal accounts;

The account has been used in or to facilitate fraudulent activity;

Violations of this User Agreement;

Name on the bank account associated with the PayPal account does not match the name on the PayPal account;

Return of an incoming Electronic Funds Transfer for insufficient funds in the bank account, incorrect bank routing number, or incorrect bank account number;

Use of an anonymizing proxy;

Participating in prohibited transactions and activities, including but not limited to multi-level marketing programs, gifting clubs and other pyramid schemes, and listing items for sale that have a delayed delivery date of 20 days or more after the transaction list, and other activities that are prohibited in Part II of this Agreement;

Reports from credit agencies of a high level of risk;

Receipt by PayPal of excessive complaints regarding your account, business or service; and/or

Logging in from a country not included on PayPal’s permitted countries list.

PayPal will use reasonable efforts to investigate accounts that are subject to account access limitations and to reach a final decision on the limitations promptly.

Posted: April 20, 2012 at 6:15 am


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>