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How do I fight a false chargeback claim?

I rarely use paypal, and just uses it to directly withdraw funds from various online jobs I do, as in India, we don’t actually can use these type of services, so, according to the rule, the money put in Paypal, … Continue reading

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Freaking out over PayPal chargeback

Let me say first of all I’m in the USA. Just so I can make sure I’m getting the right info in regards to credit scores etc. A buyer of a virtual product, weeks after buying, just reversed a payment … Continue reading

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PayPal didn’t help me fight chargeback

With regard to my chargeback case, I have sent PayPal an email yesterday. I have received a reply from the PayPal staff who works paypal charge back division. But it makes me disappointed so much. I’ve got message that “Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Seller Protection, what Seller Protection?

Hi there, Today, I was frustrated after receiving the result of my chargeback case. I thought paypal fight with credit card company fairly. But I have received so unfair decision, even though I have provided all proofs that the parcels … Continue reading

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Taunted by Buyer who filed false chargeback (and won)

A person purchased 3 separate items from me. But was smart, and did not combine it all into 1 purchase. After getting their items (transferred online, so not needing shipping, etc) The person files chargebacks saying they didn’t get the … Continue reading

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Sold a Lexus is250 navigation car stereo to a rip off artist

I sold a Lexus is250 navigation car stereo to a rip off artist in Ohio. He claimed that the item i sold to him on ebay was not properly described. I indicated in the add that there were no refunds … Continue reading

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PayPal emptied my bank account after false chargeback

Paypal have now for second time done a wrong decision with chargebacks. A buyer charged back $172 after he did receive the package. Paypal didn’t just take $172 from my account, but EMPTIED IT! (Around $500) As mentioned this is … Continue reading

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Chargebacks and hacked account; Welcome to Paypal

Two very recent horror stories: 1. I got a notification stating that the buyer opened a bank chargeback for a recent transaction of $350. I had tracking number that shows successful shipment, but they said that the buyer filed a … Continue reading

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I screwed paypal

Paypal and ebay attempted to steal money from my bank account. I discovered a interesting law. Even Paypal has to follow this law. Any company that transfers money must have a reserve account set up for chargebacks and refunds, this … Continue reading

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Paypal refuses to give refund due to intangible item

I would like to share my story about how bad Paypal is. i recently bought a subscription online from a website where it stated that if you buy this, it can be used in other products of the same company. … Continue reading

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Unfair chargbacks and frozen account

Were do i begin; I’ve had unfair chargebacks, frozen account because i had to many sales from sources other then ebay. Ebay is not my only outlet, paypal froze my accounts until i could verify were i was getting my … Continue reading

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Paypal helped buyer commit fraud

A Thief, I can call him that now, purchased a Titanium Exhaust, hand made for a GTR R35. Value $7000 weight 4kgs. A stock exhaust weighs 22kgs. We actually sell quite a few of these. This order was made through … Continue reading

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I sold an iPhone 5s on eBay, then the problems started

I sold an iPhone 5s on eBay. The buyer paid via Paypal and asked for the phone to be sent to her work address. I received this message from her eBay account. I sent the phone via recorded delivery to … Continue reading

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PayPal and chargebacks

Last year I sold a few of my virtual coins on eBay (Litecoins.) When I was buying them most of the sellers wouldn’t accept PayPal and would only accept direct bank wires without telling me why. I’ve found to my … Continue reading

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Chargeback with PayPal Here; total fiasco

I’m a taxi driver,I picked up a passenger and charged his credit card electronically with pay pal swipe.the credit card is good not reported stolen or any thing, after one month later without much explanation pay pal refund my fare … Continue reading

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Most Sellers are Not eligible for seller protection

Hi there, obviously everyone who has found this website is because they are not happy with paypal’s service. So do I. As a online store owner, I recently experienced a chargeback from Paypal for one of the orders on 15 … Continue reading

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Buyer filed chargeback without ever contacting me first

Last December I sold a 19in LED TV in great condition, included picture of Model # and all pertinent factory information, etc.  Also had pics of the front, side and rear view showing it in great shape.  Sold to highest … Continue reading

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Chargeback Settlement

Buyers bank issued a chargeback for payment in the amount of $61.24 + fees for the Jeans that she had purchased and returned via Ebay from me.  Since she had already received a credit in the amount of $45.48 for … Continue reading

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Chargebacks for trip all ready taken

Just starting the ‘fight’. I have a small business, I plan group trips. I use Paypal for trip payment. I was recently notified that 3 ‘customers’ have filed chargebacks, claiming that the ‘item was either damaged or not as described’. … Continue reading

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I lost my $700 due to paypal negligence

Never use Paypal these are words by someone who did everything according to seller protection policy but suffer everytime through chargeback disputes. My Latest one is of $700. Customer paid me i made shipment to registered addressed. She filed a … Continue reading

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Fraudulent Chargeback

My story is like many others. In 2006, my Ebay listing ended with no bids on my Meucci Special Edition Billiard Cue. I get contacted and someone is interested. We agree on a price. They pay me via PayPal. I … Continue reading

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My ex husband is a crook, but so is Paypal

Long story short, my ex husband is a crook, but so is Paypal. He is wealthy, but after 8 years of common law marriage, I left with nothing after he put a gun to my head. Having worked for his … Continue reading

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Fraudulent chargebacks for digital goods

I’m sick of PayPal! I’m a very small business, depending on the money I earn through digital services. Every time a chargeback arises, I am frauded! After doing business with the PayPal effers for 12 years, I have to find … Continue reading

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Paypal took back my money

Hi, briefly. I’m UK based. I sold a car I had in the USA. The buyers had thier mechanic view it and gave it the ok. I was in the uk at the time. They bought it for $5000 and … Continue reading

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Happy buyer files chargeback

I recently sold a snowboard for my business through Paypal. I shipped the snowboard with a tracking number to the person who bought it and they even sent me an email from the email address thanking me for our the … Continue reading

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Hacked Paypal Accounts Bought from my Website

Two Hacked Paypal Accounts (which I obviously thought were the legitamate account holders) bought from my website, goods costing over £2.100.00 in total. Goods sent out, signed and delivered with POD. Obviously the legitamate accounts holders eventually filed a chargeback … Continue reading

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Paypal is one problem after another

I had a buyer do a chargeback against me and paypal did nothing to defend me and I lost to the credit cards – so now I am out of my item and the money. Case was crystal clear but … Continue reading

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You lose every chargeback with paypal as a seller

Pretty good most of the time. But the worst is the credit card charge backs. They say they are going to battle for you, but they roll over and settle for the customer every time. At one time I had … Continue reading

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Sellers have no protection on Ebay or PayPal against chargebacks and are offered no support.

The Resolution team at PayPal sent me an email stating “we are disputing on your behalf wait for further correspondence which will take up to 75 days”. I never got a follow up email and after looking closer they closed … Continue reading

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PayPal, payback is coming.

I am dealing with a woman that is not a “criminal” by nature: She did nebulous chargeback based on NOTHING simply because she COULD! The system is in place for crime and people do it when they regret having spent … Continue reading

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Two chargebacks digitally delivered Items

hey recently i have recieved two chargebacks from paypal on items i sold and digitally delivered via ebay … digital delivery violates ebay policy on these items however “my proof of shipment” (a screenshot of the ebay messages in which … Continue reading

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buyer done a chargeback

i sold a lipsy dress on ebay,sent all the info to the buyer, a few months later had an email from from paypal stating that the buyer had a done a chargeback because of unauthorised use of creditcard,so i logged … Continue reading

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Account shut down for 9 year old chargeback

I had a charge back over 9 years ago. I had already transfer the funds pay for the item ( a lap top computer which sold for a $1000 and which I sent out because they told me too ship) … Continue reading

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cupid taking money, without my autherisation, im not registered with them anymore

hello, iwas with cupid dating for one month only, for the last three months, they are going into my account, and removing £19.99, and £24.99, what these two items are for i dont know, i have tried to answer mail … Continue reading

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PAYPAL DOES NOT PROTECT SELLERS OF EVENT TICKETS – chargeback scams rampant

On April 19, 2011 I sold two Knicks vs Celtics playoff tickets for April 22, 2011 for $1,499.00. The tickets were purchased through ebay and paid with a verified Paypal account using a credit card. Paypal put a hold on … Continue reading

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PayPal Ruled in Favor of Lying Customer

I sold an item on eBay, shipped it out to my customer within 24 hours via USPS insured mail, making sure to wrap the item very carefully and label the box as fragile. Customer claims he didn’t receive the package, … Continue reading

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Pay Pal called the USPS and me liars and gave the buyer $495.00.

I shipped a pair of silver candlesticks valued at $495.00 via United States Postal Service. I was paid by the customer by Pay Pal. Big, big mistake. With the 16 number tracking they deemed it delivered. The purchaser claimed that … Continue reading

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Screwed by Chargeback

We had a lady make a purchase from our web site where it clearly states that the customer is responsible for shipping charges and crafting fees. She paid in full 4600.00 with her credit card via paypal virtual terminal. We … Continue reading

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One person did 30 (!!!!) chargebacks and ruined me

I run an online game which users and donate cash for ingame items. A week ago a user did 30 chargebacks against us. Claiming there card was used unauthorized. Fast forward 6 days. Paypal Limited my account for excessive chargbacks. … Continue reading

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Paypal offered no help with chargebacks

I was contacted by buyers in Cote D’Ivore who wanted to buy large quantities of loungewear and clothing. I jumped at the opportunity. I used the PayPal virtual system to process payments. Things were going good. I was processing and … Continue reading

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No help from paypal when it comes to chargebacks

Item was sold to buyer and eBay and paypal noted to me the it was paid for . This was paid for on 13 Jan , item was posted on 17 Jan . And buyer left feedback on 21st Jan … Continue reading

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Paypal is no help when it comes to chargebacks

Paypal confiscated $295.00 + $20.00 fee to cover a charge back for an item the buyer never returned. I’ve called Paypal numerous times but they say (every-time) it’s up to the scumbag-buyer’s credit card whether they refund or not. I … Continue reading

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charge back 13 months later

sold a classic car on ebay, buyer sent me $2000 thru paypal brought a cashiers check and picked up car. 13 months later paypal says the buyer filed a unauthorized charge on his credit card and demands i pay back … Continue reading

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PayPal: the world’s best loved way to be played for a fool

It’s official: PayPal is the world’s worst financial services company, and anyone using eBay should beware. Here’s an update to my story of the theft of a $675 gold bar on an eBay auction, and my trip down the Alice-in-Wonderland … Continue reading

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Chargeback one year later set me back over $6000

Some jerk I had as a client over a year ago decideds he wanted his money back.. im taking about a year of FX teaching. One on one. He tells his credit card company CHASE BANK, that he never made … Continue reading

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China Buyer Scam – So Long PayPal

Sold a $1300 camera to a seller on eBay who lived in China. The address was incorrect – he provided a US address – sent it FedEx and provided signature delivery – buyer claims he never received the item – … Continue reading

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ChargeBack Scam

I sold in iPad on ebay, shipped it with tracking number to the address that the buyer gave me. Received a positive evaluation on eBay then 2 months later I got a chargeback for ‘unauthorized use’ of the card. Which … Continue reading

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PayPal is threatening me

A charge back was issued and they buyer one, of course. I am now out $1800. PayPal will not work with me to resolve the issue. They started to harass me from their debt resolution department. Threatened me that if … Continue reading

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Paypal claims buyer filed chargeback

Sold an item on Craig’s list on Aug 2011. Buyer filed a chargeback in Oct 2011. Buyer says they did not file it and I have emails stating she loves the merchandise and is happy. We both have been calling … Continue reading

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I lost the case I won??

Bought Iphone on Ebay. Paid via Paypal. Seller sent via Registered Post which requires a signature on receipt. Waited a month item never came. Filed dispute, escalated to claim and it was taking way way too long. This was my … Continue reading

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Paypal taking money from me

i sold something on ebay for 395 i shipped it out … then transfered the money into my bank account a couple days later there was a case open saying that the card that was used was fraudulent I thought … Continue reading

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Chargeback Nightmare

Our company sells hot air balloon rides. A customer booked a balloon ride for 4 on July 28th. The customer does not recognize the charge on August 12th, contacts American Express and initiates a dispute. I contact the customer immediately. … Continue reading

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Absolute the worst in seller protection

Paypal seller protection is a myth. Actually, I should say it’s a lie. I sold 2 professional pan tilt zoom security cameras to this guy for nearly $2,000. This guy actually had his 16-year old daughter try to hook them … Continue reading

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Paypal Chargeback Victim

Sold a TV & Amplifier on eBay for £450. I sent an ebay invoice with my mobile and requested paypal payment within 48 hours. The winning bidder called, requested my address and paid by paypal. He called back and asked … Continue reading

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Chargeback and “Settlement Fee” For Buyer Misunderstanding

I sold a car on EBay Motors this past April. I explicitly stated in the sale page for the car that a $50.00 deposit was required within 48 hours of the end of the auction (the $50 would then be … Continue reading

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The victim of a chargeback

Last November I sold a Samsung Galaxy S mobile phone on ebay for £300.  The woman I sold it too came to collect the phone, paid through PayPal and everything was fine. But in January she filed a chargeback and won the … Continue reading

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PayPal Sides With Powerseller’s Chargeback

PayPal has no such thing as seller protection, it is a lie. I will never do business with this company, they are crooks. They have me in the red to the tune of $878.  They took the buyers side, the … Continue reading

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Buyer chargeback after swapping parts and returning item

A customer purchased a satellite receiver, only to return it three weeks after buying it. The security seal on the receiver was broken, and the electronic card reader was swapped with a different one. The buyer then starts a PayPal dispute claiming that … Continue reading

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Don’t Use PayPal For A Merchant Account!

They don’t protect sellers at all! In fact, they told me on the phone that because I paid for the Website Payment Pro, I am NOT eligible for seller protection, but if I had used their FREE service (paypal standard) … Continue reading

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PayPal Not Releasing Funds For Bogus Chargeback

I sold a $4,000 motorcycle on ebay.  The terms included a $500 deposit to be received within 48 hours after closing of the auction. The deposit was to hold the bike. Also included in the agreement was that the seller … Continue reading

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Bogus PayPal Chargeback

I sold an item on May 28 and the buyer paid via’ PayPal on May 29th. PayPal notified me they had received the funds, and item shipped on may 29th. The item was received by the buyers on June 3rd and they left me … Continue reading

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Unfair PayPal Chargeback

Paypal is horrific. Somebody called and gave my company a credit card for merchandise. We ran the credit card through the paypal system and it was accepted. We then sent out the merchandise. A few weeks later a person called … Continue reading

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Ripped Off By Ebay Seller- PayPal Was No Help

I am a South African who purchased some items from Ebay. After payment was received the seller contacted me and advised me that the products had been shipped. After not receiving the products after one month, I emailed the seller … Continue reading