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Not sure why Paypal is shutting me down

I been a regular seller on ebay.com and used paypal as payment processor, i have duly shipped all item what i sold on ebay and update tracking number on paypal and ebay.com, also i do not have any negative feedback … Continue reading

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“Due to the excessive risk involved” is nothing but BS

After sending and receiving tens of thousands of dollars for online sales, PayPal unexpectedly “limited” my account. I provided copies of supplier information, sales invoices, order shipment tracking data, etc. The next day, I received the “due to the excessive … Continue reading

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I filed a dispute and Paypal banned my account

So, i played the game “Dragon’s Prophet”, where i used a good amount of money. Later, when i had used a bunch of the stuff i bought in the game, it got destroyed in the game by a bug. Now … Continue reading

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Paypal account closed, then ebay account closed

PayPal has closed my account two days ago, with no explanations. After a phone call to them I learned that since I had 4 open cases with the unhappy customers, they decided to minimize their risks. I have tried to … Continue reading

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PayPal is misinterpreting OFAC’s restriction

PayPal is misinterpreting OFAC’s restriction against importation of coins from Iran, Cuba, Sudan & North Korea. I called OFAC and was told the regulation is simply against importation, if the coins are already out of their country, then the regulation … Continue reading

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Account closed, no warning or explanation

Hi, Sounds like we are experiencing that same issue as a lot of other paypal uses. Recently Paypal decided to start sending us requests to verify information from one of our accounts and then all of a sudden decided to … Continue reading

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EBAY/PAYPAL STEALING FROM USERS

I’ve been buying and selling on eBay for about a year or so when all of a sudden eBay decided to close my account even when I was in the middle of buying/selling transactions… Problems are: (1) I did not … Continue reading

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Closed account a year ago and now they want me to update my info??

Dear Folks at PayPal is a Pain in the Ass, I closed my PayPal account last year. There’s no money in it. They’ve just sent me an email stating that my billing information is out of date. They say they’ve … Continue reading

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Can’t use Paypal or eBay

I was out of country then my account has been hacked , I changed the password and when I came back I found a negative balance of $1280 , I called customer service and they promised me that they will … Continue reading

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Limited eBay account because of limited (for no reason) PayPal account

After setting up a paypal and ebay account to sell in May 2013, Paypal decided to limit the account for No apparent reason – they claimed we didnt fit their business model (despite only selling new products on eBay). I … Continue reading

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Linking card and withdrawing money out of account

I have had THE WORST experience with paypal.com and the account that I created. Ive had my account now for about 2 months, and within that 2 months, something as simple as linking the paypal debit card, or any other … Continue reading

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Can’t close paypal account after I’ve been scammed

I got hit 3 times in the past year from con artists on ebay. I was selling some cell phones, all as-is condition. Two out of the three times, the con artist filed a complaint with ebay that I was … Continue reading

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Wrongly suspended from eBay and terminated from Paypal after 15 years!

I was a TOP SELLER a mere 7 weeks ago (with eBay) I have been with ebay & Pay Pal since 1998. I became an eBay seller in 2004 (never had a problem) and always a Power Seller and the … Continue reading

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Paypal is closing my account and holding my money

I am running a virtual game server and using paypal as payment method. Because it’s a e-business i wanted to keep my identity private, since paypal does not give a option to do this. I wanted to keep it private … Continue reading

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over $1,500 lost to Paypal

Had 2 gold coins on e-bay for sale. Buyer bought and paid for both coins with a direct payment to my pay-pal account. How was I to know he did not use cash? 31 days later I got a notice … Continue reading

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Paypal said I was a RISK

Basically i HATE paypal!!!! They shut down my account and held all of my funds. They said they were allowed to do this for 180 days?? I asked for a reason and was told i was a risk!!!!! I opened … Continue reading

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So screwed by Paypal.

i have been trading with paypal for over 5 years with smooth operation from my side no complaint filed to me by customers everyone happy except for some account transfer holds made by paypal to review my account before giving … Continue reading

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Account shut down despite paypal telling me my account is all good

They shut down my account during a product launch after informing me 5 times that all was good with my account. They continued calling to see about my increased activity and I informed them what was going on. They then … Continue reading

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Wondering why I ever chose to be with Paypal

Paypal has been nothing but a nightmare come true for me. First they did not accept my international visa debit card as a result of which I had to use virtual cards, one fine day without any warning, they permanently … Continue reading

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I took the chance to close my account and will never open another one

My account was limited for a year and a half only because I logged in from a different country than the one I registered my account with. During long talks to have my account un-limited the paypal assistant, an italian … Continue reading

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Registering with a bank account? really?

Is this electronic age of credit cards and multinational transactions, why does pay pal feel compelled to make all of us take a step back and provide essentially a check to do business through their medium? The real answer and … Continue reading

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Issued refund and got account closed

been a member since 2002 recently started using more frequently. sent money to someone, they bought something from me and overpaid so I refunded … well the next day both of our accounts were frozen. they give me a megalist … Continue reading

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Losing money because of paypal situation

I am a small business owner and I have used PayPal for many payments. My clients order virtual goods / services from my website, I sell on eBay a lot of my services and goods, send invoices through them and … Continue reading

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Account closed, funds available in 180 days

I was purchasing a puppy thru pay pal and did the $300 deposit payment with no problem. Then I went to pay for the balance which was very time sensitive and they put the transaction on hold saying it was … Continue reading

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Paypal refused to close my account

Paypal have restricted my account.I can sell items but they will hold my money unless I supply prove of postage of items, suppliers name address phone number email, profit and loss accounts projected sales photo id the list goes on.I … Continue reading

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Paypal closed my account out of the blue

I have had 100% positive ratings on ebay for the couple years i’ve been on there. no chargebacks. no customer complaints. no negative feedback. As soon as i listed some dropshipping items there were pricey. they froze my account. After … Continue reading

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Stupid Seller dispute protection

eBay told me that they could not help me (buyer) with dispute (for defective item) because I had cleaned dirt and removed dirty masking tape from item. I couldn’t help but tell her to F off. I am now in … Continue reading

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Don’t use PayPal. They will screw you!

PayPal is an unregulated bank which employes atrocious and illegal practices.I had an account on ebay with 100 percent approval and zero complaints.One day paypal freezes my account and after spending hours on the phone a pay pal employee demanded … Continue reading

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I’m a lawyer and I sued paypal and won

I sold a complete set of 1997-98 Skybox Rubies (250 cards, each #/50) for $45,000 to a buyer from NY who paid in installments on paypal. After receiving the payments, Paypal froze my account, claiming that I needed to show … Continue reading

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How do I get my paypal account back

They closed my account but i don’t know why – just gave me a very general statement that I was too risky, which is nonsense as I’ve had my account with them a long time. I work in online marketing … Continue reading

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Another one bites the dust

Another one bites the dust… They just suspended me and I have to give the background – though I am so upset I can barely see… I run a prisoner advocacy organization, it’s tiny. So I cannot do non-profit. Now … Continue reading

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Paypal shut me down for no reason

Hi I’m telling you frustrating story now. About a month ago, I started used iphone sales business on ebay with paypal payment. It started well and there’s been no dispute with any buyers so far. 1 week ago paypal limited … Continue reading

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Permanently limited due to “repeat violations of their Acceptable Use Policy”

Hello. I am the owner of a website selling medicinal teas to customers in Canada. PayPal limited our merchant account a few months ago asking us to remove all instances of the word “Kratom” from our site, stating that the … Continue reading

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I thought Paypal was safe but had a rude awakening

I received two E-Mails from PayPal indicating that I had made two purchases using my PayPal account, one for $316.00 and the other for $529.00. I immediately contacted PayPal informing them that I had NOT made these purchases. Following an … Continue reading

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PayPal closed my account, final decision

I live in Thailand had been using Paypal for many years for payments of goods purchase both on and off Ebay. Things were going well until early this week that I started to receive money for the first time as … Continue reading

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I’m not a memeber

I’m not a member of Pay Pal and if you have anything to do with this transaction, as I have purchased on the internet, you will be hearing from my attorney.My husband used to be a member but told me … Continue reading

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Paypal cheats peopel

PayPal cheats peopel. In 2007 I was a seller on eBay, chose the money order and personal check payment method as how I got paid, but was bothered by PayPal because PayPal could not get the PayPal service commission from … Continue reading

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Used iPad app outside the UK

Got my money from BlackBerry app world and wanted to transfer through my iPad app. After 15 mins my transfer was reversed and my account limited. Have tried to lift it but bow they want to close my account due … Continue reading

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Paypal account closed after 13 years : no reason invoked

I am belgian. I opened a PAypal account in 1999 ( 13 years ago). In the years 2000-2005 I lived in Spain and started to be an internet seller . I upgraded my PPal account to ” Professional”. In 2005 … Continue reading

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Paypal is a Fraud

Paypal is a fraud in terms of being a bank. Ebay owns Paypal and has managed to cover up massive fraud occurring on their site. There should be regulations in this type of banking to protect customers. We are done … Continue reading

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Account Restrictions

I have had my account restricted by paypal for over a year now. I keep asking for a reason and all they say is I am deemed too high risk. I have only every recived Positive feedback from eBay, and … Continue reading

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Kicked out kept money,no customer complaints

We are a small textile maufacturer in Bolton Lancs. Nowa days we survive on selling on the Net with ebay and paypal. We have been kicked out of paypal and ebay due to “high Risk”assesment by them. They have kept … Continue reading

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Paypal said I was a danger to the community

Funds were frozen even though they had the ups confirmation it was delivered. I called them for 2 days and nothing happened. A week later some higher up called and wanted to know where I got certain mechandise. I sent … Continue reading

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I did not want to upgrade PayPal account and got punished

Was selling the first muzzle brake for the mosin m91/30 russian rifle on e bay, and was doing well.Got my own site on godaddy because I wanted to show the brake on the gun ,which you cannot do on ebay.God … Continue reading

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ebay froze my account for something that happened in 2003 9 years ago

pay pal froze my account after everything was going great on ebay i had a really good month and was looking forward to taking some money out .after i took 100 out of my account i got an email stating … Continue reading

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How do I unfreeze my paypal account

My eBay account and PayPal were closed after a buyer posted a negative comment accusing me of fraud!! What happened is: item got lost, I made a refund and asked her to remove comment, I even asked eBay to remove … Continue reading

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I beat paypal!

Hi guys. I recently had $300 taken out of my paypal account for an item that never arrived to receiver. Paypal sent emails about the dispute which I never knew about then charged me for it. After standing my ground … Continue reading

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Lost $1500 to PayPal

Rec’d notice of interest in my item from Diana Timson -PayPal advised me to send $1500 to shipping agent before receiving my $3500 for my item, a Dobro Hawaiian Guitar. Agent: Khristy James, 5127 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19131, USA. … Continue reading

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PAYPAL ASKED FOR RECEIPTS THEN CLOSED MY ACCOUNT

I SOLD NUMEROUS ITEMS ON EBAY RECENTLY AND WAS THEN ASKED TO PROVIDE RECEIPTS FOR THE ITEMS, THEY WERE XMAS PRESENTS I DIDNT WANT TO KEEP, SO I DIDNT HAVE ANY RECEIPTS, THEY HAVE NOW DECIDED TO CLOSE MY ACCOUNT … Continue reading

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PAYPAL DEMANDED PROOF OF OWNERSHIP OF ITEMS

I sold numerous clothing and jewelry items on EBAY after christSOLD NUMEROUS CLOTHING AND JEWELLERY ITEMS ON EBAY AFTER CHRISTMAS THAT WHERE GIVEN AS GIFTS AS I NEED THE CASH. THEY THEN SENT ME AN EMAIL DEMANDING RECEIPTS FOR ALL … Continue reading

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PayPal ignores needs of persons with disabilities

I used PayPal this week for the first time, and it was a very unpleasant experience.  The transaction that PayPal was supposed to conduct for me and forward to the  merchant was not completed and I’m at a loss on … Continue reading

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Not letting me close the account.

I want to close the account. I have 0 balance and no liability. I have tried to call and then tried to contact though customer services. They hung up on me. I donot know why are they doing this? Submitted … Continue reading

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Paypal closed my account and made me wait 6 months for my money

I sold on ebay after having my business account for 4 years everything was going great until the sales started to get into the thousands selling laptops and accessaries my account was frozen with no explanation even after giving them … Continue reading

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I am going to delete Paypal.

They called me and said I owe them money. WELL I DON’T, Paypal sucks. Submitted By:: Beverly Perry Location-: Venice, Fl

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Paypal is using guilt by association

Their terms were vague and unclear to me then yesterday a lady at paypal explained that because I had a problem purchase with them that every person who logged onto paypal through my Pc have had their accounts suspended. It … Continue reading

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Supplied all info to paypal and got shutdown

I Have a registered business in Australia with an ABN and I own an online store. My business Paypal was set up, all working fine. Then Paypal sent me a message requiring me to supply my “Supplier Information” my “Tracking … Continue reading

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shut my account down perminatly for no reason at all

i am a or should i say i was a new seller on ebay for about the last 2 weeks. had about 10-12 sells.100% positive feedback on all those. no complaints at all. all that had bought from me told … Continue reading

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No company in the history of the world has made me as angry as Paypal

I began to scale back my ebay addiction, and did not use it for about 6 months. The first transaction I made when I really needed something I got an email saying “due to account inactivity, your account has been … Continue reading

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There is no reasoning with Paypal

I used Paypal to deal with business transactions and to purchase & sell on eBay. Everything was fine until they decided to permanently limit my account because I had two previous PayPal accounts with the same details from a few … Continue reading

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i haven t received my product so i need refund

on feb 6 th i have ordered an item but still i did not receive that so i need my money back Submitted By:: sundeep Location-: united kingdom

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Not secure with your account number

Paypal has been sending me limit warnings and wants me to either give them my bank account number or get their credit card. I don’t want a new credit card, so I thought I would verify with my bank account. … Continue reading

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Forgot account details, opened new account, got shut down

I had a PayPal account years ago and then didn’t use it and then I started using eBay again and forgot my old PayPal details and just opened another and I used it to buy stuff from eBay only, got … Continue reading

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Bitter buyer got me banned for life

I have been selling on ebay for 3 years and pull in approximately 1K a month. Not much, but it helps to pay for the simple bills and the savings adds up. One fine morning, I sold a shirt that … Continue reading

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Paypal is very easy to outsmart

Had a Paypal account for many years, until they made a misguided decision to block my account, as well as all future accounts. I say their decision was misguided because they erroneously believed that I was selling a prohibited item. … Continue reading

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PayPal could not care less about their customers.

PayPal, out of the blue, said that they had linked my account to another account that had money owing on it. I had no idea what they were talking about. They shut my account down for this with no way … Continue reading

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It is all good until you try to sell something

i’ve had paypal for the past year with no problems except the occasional limited access bull,but no big deal right?,now ive been the “buyer”this whole time and as soon as i “sell” something the same day i recieve payment my … Continue reading

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Paypal took my wife’s money

It was my wife’s account that got terminated. Had $300 on her account and tried to withdraw it to her bank. A couple minutes later, paypal sent a message that expired. It happens that she lost her card a couple … Continue reading

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Paypal closed my account without reasons

Yesterday i received an email from paypal telling me that my account under has been closed. I am a freelance graphic designer, i’ve been using paypal to got paid for more than 3 years. i received a payment from my … Continue reading

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Don’t use Paypal.

Strongly recommend DO NOt use PAYPAL in any way. I had to since ebay has no other option. I ordered some medicine for my mom they cancelled my transaction, limited my account, froze everything, close my paypal credit card, messed … Continue reading

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Sold a Roles using Paypal (not ebay) and got screwed

Sold a Rolex watch to a person who contacted me after the listing on ebay ended with the watch not sold on ebay. Emailed back and forth with the fellow making offers. I agree to his price as long as … Continue reading

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Shut down for something 9 years ago

Timeline: 2003-ish, Used my well-established and often-used Paypal account to purchase access to a website that turned out to be really shady and have sexual content. Continued to use Paypal on the level until 2007, when I got scammed by … Continue reading

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Buyer cHanged story 3 times and paypal went on the buyer side

Buyer noted: The Item didn’t suit his garage door opener, then he claimed that the item is faulty, than claims it’s not according to description, then posts it back, damaged and wrapped in used toilet/nose cleaned paper. I Told the … Continue reading

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I cancelled my Paypal account

After being a customer on PayPal for over ten years, I was recently unable to satisfy a claim against a non delivering seller (I had to eat $200) then a couple of months later, limited by paypal because of a … Continue reading

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Closed for no reason given to me

I am a Canadian and I have a Society registered in Alberta, Canada. We help Cuba but no Americans are involved, neither do we enter the U.S. territory. I had an account for a while, to which Canadians sent donations … Continue reading

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Appealing would be useless, Paypal told me

I had only been selling for 3 weeks when my listings were cancelled, and I received the message “indefinite selling retstriction.” After getting the run around, I finally spoke to someone who stated that someone complained and the person who … Continue reading

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Account not closed

I closed my account back in Dec of 2011 for two reasons. First – I was very angry. I was ripped off by an online company, and Paypal said they couldn’t or wouldn’t do anything about it because it was … Continue reading

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PayPal Smart Connect Ripoff

Several years ago I got a credit card through PayPal. Paid it off years ago and never used it, but did not close the account. Every time I make a purchase, Pay Pal tries to lure me into using the … Continue reading

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probably too late but i’m sure a horror story in the making

I deposited 1k in my account around Christmas this year in hopes of buying my daughter a laptop. As it turned out I couldn’t use pay pal as first expected. As a long time pay pal user I didn’t think … Continue reading

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What to Do When Shut down by Paypal?

Paypal shut me down because I had a month of $50,000 in sales. They will not renew my account and I have had every new account I create with them shut down. I am missing out on business as I … Continue reading

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Paypal account blocked can’t pay eBay fees

Hm.. paypal, what can i say, they just block my money, no reasonable explain about this, then ebay block my account because i could’t pay my ebay seller fees, and from this i lose a lot of money, still waiting … Continue reading

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I want to close my account, paypal wants my bank info

I STARTED AN ACCOUNT WITH PAYPAL 1 AND 1/2 YEAYS AGO THEY ASKED QUESTIONS I ANSWERED THEM GAVE THEM WHAT THEY WANTED ,I WAS IN OK THEN THEY TOLD ME THAT I WOULD HAVE TO GIVE THEM MY BANK ACCOUNT … Continue reading

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Paypal in Dublin are rude bastards

Paypal limted my account with £1700 in it, i had 100% feedback on ebay and no one complained, ebay took it onto themselves to send out emails to all my buyers telling them that i am a fraudulent seller and … Continue reading

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In my fading final years I will live in poverty because of paypal

I am a old guy living on a very small social security check. Six years ago I made up my own web site and started to sell DVDs and access to sections of the site. And I also sold on … Continue reading

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Who’s side is PayPal On? Their side!

Abot six months ago, I sold a set of sterling silverware worth $150. The auction went well and I ignored the fact that the buyer had only one comment (new buyer). Days after they received the item, a credit card … Continue reading

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Neither me or the seller have the money, that leaves Paypal

Paypal closed my account (without any explanation or right of appeal) and they disputed two of my recent transactions when I was buying items for $200 and $500. Even though the money has been already with the sellers , Paypal … Continue reading

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Just tell me why PayPal! WHY????

I am honestly innocent. I have used paypal for 2 years, and yesterday they just limited my account for no reason. They also will not give me a reason. They gave me a list of things it could be such … Continue reading

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My eBay account was suspended

My eBay account was suspended for further verification and was reinstated after a week. Before suspension, I sold 3 items through eBay Germany, and eBay simply refunded the money to the buyers even after I have marked listings as dispatched. … Continue reading

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I am free!

I have been using EBay for years and PayPal for several years. E-Boo-Boo has now teamed up with Pay-Poo-Poo. I have never liked E-boo-boo’s “leave a f’n comment” and when Pay-poo-poo recently decided to hold MY MONEY I posted to … Continue reading

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Buyer complained, got refund, I verified my account and got shut down

After having no problems with ebay/paypal for years, an item wasnt received by an ebay customer who complained to ebay prior to xmas. The customer was refunded. Paypal asked for the standard docs following limiting my account. These were verified … Continue reading

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created an account, never able to access it.

I created an account and upon returning to the site, my password is never accepted. After going through the create a new password drill a few times, I tried to contact them. Simple fix right? Wow, you can really tell … Continue reading

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Wrong goods sent

The software I purchased was misrepresented. I wanted Microsoft Project Profession, the latest version but recieved the academic version which is of no use to me. Complained to paypal and willing to pay to ship back but paypal would not … Continue reading

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Slapped w/ a 21-day withholding despite an excellent rating & no problems?

Please write the NY TImes business section consumer advocate and tell him about this. He’s investigating it now. Please don’t barrage him with other Paypa issues. This is just about a suddden withholding on your account even tho you have … Continue reading

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Paypal closed my account with no chance of appeal

I had been using eBay selling DVDs for about 3 years. In August 2011 I started selling a particular exercise equipment. Within 1 month, PayPal had limited my account then closed it with no chance of appeal! I have now … Continue reading

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Paypal shut me down and tried to keep my money

I sold electronics on ebay for years. But as soon as I hit $20k per month in sales the problems began with paypal. Where are getting your goods? Prove they aren’t stolen. Give us all your personal and business information … Continue reading

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Bye bye paypal

I have been using Paypal’s website payment standard to accept payment for my products online. All was well, except I didn’t like customers being forwarded to paypal’s site to do final payment, I wanted the whole checkout streamlined on my … Continue reading

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Paypal said I am not selling enough

I have been using Paypal since 2009 via Ebay. I’ve had a 100% positive feedback. Sold over 47 items, but received feedback for 47. In September 2011, I too received an email from Paypal stating they were putting me on … Continue reading

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freezing funds to a loyal long standing member (bad buisness!)

i have been a long standing member of ebay/paypal, and a few months ago they started putting a 21day hold on my funds. The excuse they gave was i did not have 25feedback score in 1 yr. I have sold … Continue reading

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Paypal double charged me so I canceled my account

I purchased an item for $19.41 through BUY-IT-NOW PayPal. My bank statement showed two withdrawals for this amount, two days apart. My PayPal account only showed one. Soooooooo, I spent a helluva lot of time talking to CSR people on … Continue reading

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Paypal double charged me so I canceled my account

I purchased an item for $19.41 through BUY-IT-NOW PayPal. My bank statement showed two withdrawals for this amount, two days apart. My PayPal account only showed one. Soooooooo, I spent a helluva lot of time talking to CSR people on … Continue reading

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Paypal is holding my money for 180 days

I have tried to open a paypal account for our new business, after jumping through several hoops with paypal in order to begin trading. Once I finally began trading, with around $800 in my paypal account, paypal sent me an … Continue reading