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This is not what I signed up for!

About a month or so ago my account was limited PayPal was saying more about my identification was required. After calling, I was asked a bunch of question, some very obscure questions, they said are from public record. Then PayPal … Continue reading

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Now I understand why people say Paypal sucks. Its true.

I sold a perfectly working Kodak 8mm projector to a guy in Ohio for 126.35 including shipping. I insured the unit for 100.00 and sent it Priority Mail. In two days I receive an email from the buyer saying: “We … Continue reading

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We advise anybody not to trust in PAYPAL or Ebay

PAYPAL limited our account because we are selling spare parts for Apple. There is nothing wrong in selling this parts, just PAYPAL seems not to like it. Although we have our PAYPAL account since 15 years, they blocked it immediately. … Continue reading

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eBay and Paypal stolen money

I was scammed through ebay and paypal by an unverified customer who had my account locked. My money is stolen and the buyer got her item anyway. I now deem Ebay and paypal as a criminal organization with ties to … Continue reading

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Account limitation. What should I do?

PayPal has first linked my account with some one I use to work and due to that that they have put the limit to the account . After a lot of argument with different advisers and threatening them that I … Continue reading

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PayPal accused me of being a Money Launderer

Paypal, out of the “blue”, froze my account pending me supplying identity information. I have only ever used Paypal to purchase items listed on E-Bay. The total $ amount , over 3 years, may have been a maximum of $300. … Continue reading

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I don’t have access to my PayPal account

I had to have a stop payment on a merchant that was not authorized with Paypal on my account. My bank (in error) stop payment on my payments to paypal also. It took two months to get this straight with … Continue reading

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PayPal Holding onto Data (personal info)

I hadn’t used paypal in a very long time. They put it on limited status. Which is fine I never use it nor have the need. With this status I cannot remove my personal data. Addresses, debit cards, bank accounts … Continue reading

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PayPal is holding my donations

I was using GoFundMe, which is a funding site that is probably owned by Paypal. After a few donations came in I was suddenly told by paypal that I was blocked from withdrawing any money from my account into my … Continue reading

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No reason given for limited account.

Paypal permanent limited my account without reason and I cannot withdraw my money ($8580) for 180 days. When I called customer service why my account have been permanent limited they said I did something doesn’t follow their policy then I … Continue reading

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Accused of breaking PayPal’s terms and conditions

Paypal limited my account for no reason saying it was because another account was linked to it. it was my husbands and there were no disputes on either of them. i rang twice they could see no real reason only … Continue reading

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Banned for life from PayPal

Paypal stole my money for 6 months with no reason other than they where protecting there clients with the good i sold on ebay. I make Garden Sheds and they are not counterfeit. i had delivered all of my products … Continue reading

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First limited then suspended Paypal account.

On March 20th paypal limited my account and asked me to provide ID and proof of address. I submitted documents and then paypal stated: they will contact me after 3 working day. By the 3rd day my account is restored … Continue reading

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Banned account due to PayPal ignorance

I sadly recently got my Paypal account banned due to ignorance though Paypal was a bit excessive. I current am living in Hong Kong but my Paypal was created several years ago in California when I lived there. I originally … Continue reading

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Limited and accused of having second account

I have had a paypal account since the 24/08/13 I started a business on ebay which has been going great 100% feedback and I have done around 20 sales, so anyway I was just doing my normal thing updating ebay … Continue reading

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Trying to fund my neg. Paypal account but PayPal won’t let me

I have continuously tried to fund my negative balance with paypal and they keep refusing my funding resources. My bank sent them a $1000.00 check when I requested a transfer to fund my pay pal account for the first time. … Continue reading

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Account limited because payment I made was to an an account “under investigation”

Paypal limited my account after 10 years of PERFECT performance as an ebay buyer/seller for no reason. After multiple inquiries and phone calls it turns out it was because of an account I made a payment to that was involved … Continue reading

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Accused of using Paypal for adult services

The short version is this; My email address that was registered to paypal was also used on a site that caterers to adult interests. Not phone sex or anything but adult lifestyles, anyway. Paypal froze my account with over 1200 … Continue reading

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Without warning my account was frozen for 180 days!

Without warning my account was frozen for 180 days! Reason: To high risk, to many refunds.(overseas small items never received) and how many is to many? 5-12-20-200? I had about 15 in a year! Over 100 items purchased. So be … Continue reading

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Sales increased so I got limited

I’ve been happily selling on ebay and paypal for over 10 years. Especially this Christmas (2013) I did really well and thought I’d ramp things up in the New Year. I’ve had no disputes, excellent feedback and everything appeared fine. … Continue reading

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Account locked for non US resident

Hi, I have a verified US Paypal account and US bank account – I’m an French citizen not resident in the US. PayPal started to ask my tax number because of the Internal Revenue Code Section 6050W. I am not … Continue reading

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Paypal hates free marketsand generally anything that is authentic capitalism

I was just recently victimized by Paypal by having them freeze my little extra holiday money venture. I must have been making too much too quick at first to send out the red flag, then they immediately limited my account … Continue reading

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Lost Paypal account, funds frozen

I have over 650 feedback on ebay. From a period of about a year and a half while I was selling toys on ebay. 100% Positive feedback. During this time my girlfriend moved in, we were going to have a … Continue reading

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Limitation on debit card for no reason

On the 8th November I was able to make a donation using my debit card on a guest account.  Not that its really an account.  I do not have an account with them due to previous hassles and they wont … Continue reading

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Paypal account limited and my options of getting my money is limited as well

I have an internet marketing services company where I set up people’s websites and back offices for them. I opened a business Paypal account as I found this was the easiest account to set up initially. However, almost immediately I … Continue reading

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Could not have 2 accounts

I had PayPal for about 3 months if that, everything was going great until I tried to open two PayPal accounts because I read online that you can have two accounts one for business and the other for buying. I … Continue reading

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My address is attached to a negative Paypal account and now I have to pay

Paypal has ruined my day.  Again.  After limiting my account for a charge I did NOT make (someone else who lived here more than four years ago did not pay something and the address is attached to me), I tried … Continue reading

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I have been banned from PayPal

I can’t even start a PayPal account now because they have blocked my name and address. I can’t even guest checkout on ebay with a valid credit card all because one guy decided to call PayPal and say I sold … Continue reading

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Suspended indefinitely….no warning

Its not so much paypal that is the problem but ebay, I was selling items mostly clothing and came across what I thought might be genuine brand name goods it was 24 hours later and I see that the items … Continue reading

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Limited 180 days for mistyping bank account number

I sold items on ebay, Paypal took away all my money they froze them. This was the money on my balance, then they also took money from the people I’ve bought this from online, they took from their balance to. … Continue reading

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Paypal and ebay account were suspended due to late shipments and low DSR’s

I have had paypal suspend my account due to 3 late shipments. I am told that i can’t sell indefinitely, and that I can no longer list or buy on Ebay. I recently had a nasty 2 year battle with … Continue reading

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Got limited selling virtual gold on World of Warcraft

I have been selling virtual gold on World of Warcraft, and other games for quite a while. After a little while, my accounts kept getting limited/frozen etc. So i decided to just spend the money the second i get them, … Continue reading

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Limited account and no replies to my questions from PayPal

Paypal just suddenly limited all accounts without any explanation and failed to reply to 2 email complaints about this. I called them today to be told that I have been permanently limited because I have opened too many disputes against … Continue reading

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We noticed some unusual activity on the credit card

My account Paypal has been blocked without prior notice and without clear reasons! “Your account access has been limited for the following reason(s): Jul 8, 2013 : We noticed some unusual activity on the credit card linked to your PayPal … Continue reading

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Paypal is holding my money from my Etsy store

Paypal is holding my money, from my Etsy store income, hostage and won’t allow me to access it unless I provide them with a copy of my social security card and a utility bill in my name going to a … Continue reading

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Paypal standing in the way of my client paying me.

I issued an invoice to a client wishing to pay a property rental deposit. The client paid by credit card and then PayPal froze the funds saying “this transaction may not have been carried out with the account holders permission” … Continue reading

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Paypal said they would lift limitations, instead they closed my account.

I have been selling on eBay for a few years now and have been making regular sales and obviously using Paypal as a means to receive money as there isn’t much other choice of course! (No PayPal…no eBay sales for … Continue reading

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Paypal and ebay blaming it on eachother

Paypal limited my original account because I sell Emilio Pucci replica dresses. All my listings confirm the fact that the dresses are replicas (never attempted to fool anyone). Ebay suspended my account as well for the same reason. I’m pissed, … Continue reading

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Paypal said “Pay and we’ll unlimit your account” but they didn’t

Well a couple months back some guy charged back $285 claiming his account got “hacked” and they bought my product with his PayPal. I fought, and fought. No help. I was in a negative balance of $33 and a perm … Continue reading

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Both personal and business account frozen

Paypal froze all my accounts, personal and business, because I returned a $570 item. They refunded me my money, but then the seller claims her never received the item. Paypal then froze all my accounts and cost me a loss … Continue reading

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It’s all good until it get’s really bad (and it always does with paypal)

Up until this year my experience has been positive. They have always taken the funds from my checking account. Today I tried buying an item on eBay for $9.99. The seller would only accept Pay Pal. No problem, I thought … Continue reading

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Account Limitations

Paypal placed a hold on my account (they call it a ‘limitation’) that is preventing me from purchasing an item on eBay. The hold was placed on the grounds that Paypal had detected some allegedly suspicious activity with the bank … Continue reading

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I am seeking legal help for my limited account

I was selling a product on eBay and had the product removed due to a Trademark listing concern. So I spoke with my legal counsel same day. I was given detailed information to add & remove to my listing to … Continue reading

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Limited account because my father (Whom I don’t speak to)

My dad had an account that he had not paid. Since he has the same name I do they “limited” my account. I called PayPal 3 different times and the first time they told me they would open a case … Continue reading

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2 emails 2 different instructions for one limited account

oki login to my paypal account…i get this…. We recently noticed an issue with your account. To see what you can and can’t do while your account is limited, go to the Resolution Center. Your account has been limited for … Continue reading

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Limited paypal account ruining family business

Paypal locked me out with a BS limitation over the holidays of all times, the busiest time of the year, and have still not given me a reason, other than, “we suspect suspicious or fraudulent activity”, to which, they never … Continue reading

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Pay Pal , Unbelievable!

I had a pay pal account since 2001 and had it verified and confirmed address and ran my business with no problems. However I never left 1$ in my pay pal balance, However each time I sent funds to my … Continue reading

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Forever limited can’t even close account

I am a telemarketer for a US company, while I do the office works here in my home office in the Philippines. I was supposed to get paid thru Paypal, so my employer made a payment of $400.41 and they … Continue reading

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Increased sales revenue leads tomoney laundering investigation

The issue I have is that many of our payments are processed through Paypay and coming into Christmas we experienced sales growth of 1000% (not too shabby in this economy) – and because of this Paypal (who are registered in … Continue reading

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I don’t feel comfortable providing requested info to paypal

Paypal limited my account and demanded I give them a land line phone number or fax/scan them various info. I do not have a fax/scan, do not have the money to purchase one (thanks to them), and do not have … Continue reading

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Seized account and $20,000 on hold

Paypal limited my new company when they didn’t feel comfortable with our vendor’s invoices. They seized our account and held nearly $20,000 of our money for 45 days pending our feedback, complaints and willingness to refund/return products. Ultimately, the fact … Continue reading

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Paypal keeps your information forever

I have had at least 6 paypal accounts frozen! I keep having to open new bank accounts… they never forget your account data! If one opens a new account with any repeat data…instant freeze! Lord I wish i could out … Continue reading

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Limited because my business was doing well

I was doing fine selling on ebay using paypal as my payment processing, until I got a huge volume of sales in a one week time for about $3500.00 in sales then paypal frozen my account without notice and wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Paypal accusing me of doing Adult related work

I have some personal PayPal drama to share, as it is clear that I am not the first to suffer the “wrath” of PayPal: The story goes, I’ve been banned by PayPal for “Under the Acceptable Use Policy, PayPal may … Continue reading

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Limited account, like so many of us

My story is no different than anyone else’s. I have been a so-called “ADVANTAGE MEMBER” of Paypal’s for YEARS and I actually use to think Paypal was GREAT! Then, just like all their other victim’s, they decided to LIMIT my … Continue reading

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I threathned to sue paypal and they released my funds

Well because I was selling fetish items and a customer was not discreet, they decided to hold $1,200 of mine in my account for 180 days. That is totally unconstitutional in what they did to me. First of all they … Continue reading

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Limited PayPal, suspended Ebay account

I sold 14 items which all have proof of FEDEX delivery. The buyers got their product, but Paypal limited my account claiming I was selling counterfeit goods (I am not!), soon after Ebay suspended my account. I refunded buyers thinking … Continue reading

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PayPal and eBay are money-making scams but not for its customers.

I held an account with PayPal since 2010 for the selling of coins on eBay. In March this year, I was taken unconscious from my home and hospitalised for a number of weeks. During this time, approximately A$400 of eBay … Continue reading

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PayPal Horror

I have had a seriously long and HORRIBLE relationship with paypal AND ebay and they are both my enemies for life and I wish to put them out of business permanently!!! The latest offence I have suffered is basically the … Continue reading

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Limited my account because of made up “high risk” reason

I had my account by 4 years in paypal. In the beginning of my account they limited and request ID, proof of address and proof of posting for 2 items i sold in ebay. All fine and after 2 days … Continue reading

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PayPal limited my account because of guy my sister dated 12 years ago

I opened a paypal account about two weeks ago to pay for local auctions. not ebay auctions. well after paying for every auction, that i had won, on time..I get a notice that i was limites two days ago due … Continue reading

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Why did paypal limit my account?

Paypal are gold diggers!!! They limited my account for 6 months for no reason. I have called many times to try to solve the problem they have with me (I don’t know what it is). They are rude people and … Continue reading

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Paypal suspended my account for six months

I had only sold a few of my own designer jewelry without any problems with the buyers but when i wanted to take the money out of my paypal account they limited it. Then paypal suspended my account for six … Continue reading

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Happy buyer, happy seller yet paypal limits account

Same suff…over and over again… My account is verified all working like it should. Get an order for $1450AU for a new motorized push bike. Which I build myself as a hobby for people. I use the money that I … Continue reading

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I can’t pay for my order because Paypal is not letting me.

My account is limited (I cannot send money, pay for things or access the money in my paypal account), this was done while I had a bid on an item on ebay and won. Now I cannot pay for the … Continue reading

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No more Paypal or ebay for me

I had an account with paypal for about 3 months and was a buyer for the 1st two months with no problems. Then I registered as a ebay seller and completed 2 sales that both customers left positive feedback and … Continue reading

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PayPal refuses to hear me out.

Hi, I have a website where I sell software. My software consists in indicators and robots for trading the Forex (currency exchange) market. I’ve been using Paypal for more than a year without any problem. Last month during the launch … Continue reading

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Every time I click on resolve it says system unavailable

hello everyone!!!! I have a problem with my paypal account. First of all they limited my account because they said that my card was reported stolen or lost by the bank, so I wrote to them (without thinking) and said … Continue reading

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Restricted Account!

Hi Guys, First of all if anyone can advise of an ebay compatible payment system in the Uk, I would be most grateful….. I am a business seller & as in 2006 paypal has again limited my account with no … Continue reading

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Receiving limit reached, but not really

All this started when I opened a complaint for a non-received item. I had been using PayPal for the past 5 years without problems. The other day I got an e-mail telling me that I apparently received €1800 and that … Continue reading

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PayPal refuse to give reason for permanently limited account

Hi Paypal permanently limited my account and i called them so many times to ask for reasons why and couldnt explain to me at the end they told me you will have to submit a court case for you to … Continue reading

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Paypal account limited because of Federal Terrorist Act

I had been selling on ebay for approx. 1-1/2 to 2 years and using Paypal for all of my ebay sales and purchases. I was also using Paypal for the majority of all my other online purchases. One day out … Continue reading

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Falsely accused and account frozen

For 5 years we have been using PayPal as our primary payment processor for our online store selling soccer uniforms. We received a blunt form letter email telling us that our account had been permanently “limited” (shut down), and that … Continue reading

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PAYPAL dont care they just look for a moment to freeze your money!!!

Horrible experience!!! i had paypal for over 3 years….i sold many stuff from baby products to electronics…i also bought tons of stuff from baby stuff to electronics….i even sold my car there!!! I never had a problem besides holding my … Continue reading

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Account Suspension, Linked with Someone Else!

I hadn’t had a PayPal account for years and one day I decided to sell a camera on ebid.net. I put for payment details credit card or bank deposit (i can accept credit card through my business). the buyer that … Continue reading

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Both my wife and I got our Paypal accounts shut down

Paypal limited my account saying that i had another account that was taking part in a suspicious activity so decided to limit my account and wanted me to provide valid documents of my identity eg passport, driving licence bank statement. … Continue reading

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My account will stay limited and I can never close it

After years of not using my paypal account and changing my email address i set up a 2nd paypal account for the purpose of buying items from Ebay every now and then. I logged in to my account one day … Continue reading

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After 10 years I have had enough

I have been with PayPal for over 10 years and have finally had enough, they limited my account again and have also disabled my Debit card. I had to find out the hard way while trying to pump gas into … Continue reading

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Paypal has just penalized me for being a successful business

I would like to complain about the way paypal handled the investigation into my account when we have clearly done nothing wrong. This has had an adverse effect on my business and its reputation with our customers. I don’t understand … Continue reading

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Received refund and got my account limited

Purchased a vehicle on ebay. Sent deposit via paypal. Wound up disagreeing with condition of vehicle upon pickup, and seller agreed to refund half of my deposit. Seller sent half of my deposit back, and paypal immediately limited my account, … Continue reading

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I will be suing PayPal in small calims court

PayPal limited my account because of a fraudulent buyer that they let charge a purchase, then PayPal accused me of a lot of violations and froze my account with $4000 in it and is making me wait 180 das for … Continue reading

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My nightmare has more to do with eBay than PayPal

My nightmare has more to do with eBay than PayPal, I hope. Paypal put limits on my account so I couldn’t transfer money to my checking account. But they released the limits today. However, I have about $1500 in my … Continue reading

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Postage more than price of (tiniest) goods.

Many, many years ago (6+), as an eBay newbie I thought I’d save a few dollars buying a USB stick on eBay, incidentally (I thought) using paypal. It seemed I only had a few seconds left at a “buy now” … Continue reading

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Disabled bank account

PayPal decided to remove my bank account because I used a computer that I normally don’t use, (according to PayPal). PayPal wanted me to go through the hassle of faxing a bank statement along with a copy of my license. I found … Continue reading

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Contact Your Attorney Generals’ Office—Paypal Needs Regulating!

Posters, As posted on the “closed account” section, it is critical that anyone with these problems to contact your Attorney General’s office with complaints. Paypal is out of control, and abusing customers and needs to be regulated like a bank … Continue reading

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(Usually one sentence) wont process order

i am trying to pay for an order but all i get is a message that i all ready am logged in an it goes around and around with the password staying blank and wont go any further Submitted By:: … Continue reading

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Limited account after ONE ebay sale!

I have been registered with ebay for a while, 100% feedback of course, and got a bit broke a few days ago. So I sold a mobile phone, now I read nowhere that my account would be limited if \i … Continue reading

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Agree on Price. Paypal adds extra >25 to 75 cents to conversion rate

Purchased multiple items from overseas in July and August 2011. Vendor, buyer (me) and Ebay agreed on price. Went to pay for item on Pay Pal and sure enough an additional .25 – .75 were added on. Checked currency exchange … Continue reading

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wont refund money

i purchased an item on e-bay, shortly after i paid for it, i get notice that dvd package i bought was fraudalent—I figured i was just get a refund…………..Noooooo. I contact e-bay, no you have to contact paypal. Paypal: we … Continue reading

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Without Notice, Paypal is Holding Funds

I am a 100% rated ebay seller, and without notice, paypal started holding my funds for 21 days. They will not give me a specific time for release, and they have destoryed all the protection built into the basic transaction … Continue reading

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I just wanted my NAME changed

Paypal limited my account because I requested my name to be changed. They asked me to submit copies of my passports, licence and birth certificate. Like an abiding little puppy, I did all of the above but STILL wanted to … Continue reading

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PayPal’s Oligarchy

I am a recently unemployed small time EBAY seller. (61 transactions 100% seller.) I started selling items from my collections as well as my father’s million dollar antique collection to assist finances during my unemployment. For no valid or justifiable … Continue reading

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Nice of them to use my money for twenty one days

Have had a paypal account for years, I have a one hundred percent rating on eBay, never had a charge back but you guessed it, I got tagged as a criminal or cheapskate or something and paypal put a hold … Continue reading

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hello

I am wondering why when i changed my card number why the new one i put on there was not at the top of the list because now it charged me on my old card witch is now gonna be … Continue reading

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buncha crooks

I called Paypal to ask why my funds were not loaded to my prepaid visa credit card after 4 days. They told me they can’t do that i was WHAT? why not the rep said we do not have that … Continue reading

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No Buyer Protection for ME!

I ordered a replacement lamp for my TV on July 4, 2011. The company, Advanced Lamps, said the item was on backorder, which I found out AFTER waiting for the item for two weeks. I gave them a bit more … Continue reading

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Paypal is holding my refund $$

My paypal acct got hacked requiring me to change bank accts, auto pays and auto deposits. I’m still working on the transition. They blocked my acct while they researched the dispute and resolved it fairly quickly. AThe acct is still … Continue reading

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Conversion rate rip off

I’m not using Paypal anymore. When pay into another account the exchange rate you get on the Canadian Dollar is .96 cents, thats 6 cents lower than the market rate. What an incredible rip-off Submitted By:: Simon Trevelyan Location: British … Continue reading

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Gross overcharge for cancellation of a transfer.

I sent an overseas vendor £1545 by PAYPAL in late-August. I was informed that payment was ‘Unclaimed’ and that I should Cancel and investigate the reason. This I did, but found that my account has been credited with only £1147. … Continue reading

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paid for product and was never sent even after numerous contacts.

On 4/11/11 after paying for the feathers 3-4 months prior I emailed David asking about the order. There was no response and on 6/1/11 I called and he answered and said he needed some info from paypal and the credit … Continue reading