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Charged to update bank card info

Submitted info for my new bank card, same old bank account. They charged approx. 2$ (15 SEK), and when trying to get those money back to my bank account, the problems started. PP claims that my bank refused the payment … Continue reading

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My Paypal account is hijacked.

There is this guy calling himself Philip M. Stanley and somehow this guy got into my paypal account and has used on different sites telling people he is selling an FT 1500 radio charging them money which are send into … Continue reading

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I was continuously cheated by Paypal

I am a Japanese and became a user at Paypal and found that most of my purchases were counterfeits and I had lost money for fake goods. Paypal in order to evade the US Lenham Act had registered a new … Continue reading

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Paypal Broke the Law Big Time!!!

Hi, All hell has broken loose here. I admit I have a personally delinquent account with Pay Pal. I gave my Mother 3 cell phones I BOUGHT FROM VERIZON to sell via SWAPPA. After hounding her for the standard identity … Continue reading

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419 scam / NIGERIAN SCAM Warning

Please be aware of a buyer who will offer you big amount of shipping overseas especially to AFRICA!!! I have been scammed from someone in SOUTH AFRICA, interested buyer of my DSLR camera. They will email you that they would … Continue reading

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Buyer filed chargeback on Car I sold him

Sold and shipped a car from Florida To Pennsylvania 1200 miles was listed on Ebay with full disclosure. including 31 photo both in and out.posted with add not guaranteed. We are talking about a 27year old car that i sold … Continue reading

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This is why you never pay for tickets with Paypal, please read.

Hi there , I recently purchased a child’s 14 day ultimate disney ticket for Florida on 30 June at a cost of £205 English pounds off a registered ebay business seller with lots of sales and decent feedback .the ticket … Continue reading

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PayPal Claim settlement

I had a recent claim filed against me by a buyer for a sale not associated with eBay. Although I furnished proof with pictures and emails that the buyer was flat lying about his claim, PayPal gave him a full … Continue reading

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10 year old PayPal scam

I replied to a ad for a car in The Loot and received a email from the “seller” claiming to be a army sergeant deployed to Gibraltar and conveniently has no access to a phone. Because it sounded suspicious I … Continue reading

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PayPal Took payment, didn’t credit it.

I used credit card #1 to make an international apartment reservation of $560. When the process seemed to freeze, I tried again using credit card #2. Both credit cards charged me, but only the payment on credit card #2 was … Continue reading

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Someone changed my Paypal password and Paypal doesn’t care

I was sent an email that my password was successfully changed and if I wasn’t the person who did this to call and report immediately. I called, the lady acted as if I was having trouble changing password. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Is there a list of known paypal and ebay scammers?

Is there a list or site that lists Ebay or Paypal scammers by user name? I have filed a claim with Paypal, Ebay and USPS mail fraud complaint. The big issue now is that even after being told that I … Continue reading

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Screwed by eBay and Paypal, Unbelievable

PayPal screwed me, too, by giving a scammer my $180.00. Paypal along with eBay, tried to screw me out of $240 from another scammer before I got MasterCharge involved and was refunded my $240 back but it took 4 months. … Continue reading

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FRAUD IS OUT OF CONTROL WITH PAYPAL

I PURCHASE 200 Norton ANTIVIRUS 2013 CD-ROMS AND LICENSE. SELLER, AFTER TELLING ME THAT HE HAD THE PRODUCT AND GAVE ME A PRICE FOR THE PRODUCT PLUS SHIPPING. SELLER SENT ME AN INVOICE FOR 1320,00 WHICH I PAID TRHOUGH PAYPAL. … Continue reading

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Paypal Won’t refund scam $$

I rented a condo and paid via Paypal. Turned out to be a scam. Filed a complaint with Paypal and twice they closed my case without action and another time passed me off to some government website to report the … Continue reading

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Another Scam from eBay and Paypal looking the other way….

Wow, and I thought I was the only one with a problem with Paypal. Thank god you guy are here. My story sounds much like everyone else on here. I sold a toshiba tablet. It didn’t get used much and … Continue reading

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Scammers use paypal to steal from people

I was the middle man who was notified by seller that item sold, I was to get payment in my Paypal account and then transfer to my bank account and then wired money to their international bank account. Paypal came … Continue reading

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Step one to scam someone; get a paypal account.

i got scammed 17.5k from a person who told me she had cancer and there seem to be no reason that sh had lied, made an upfront payment for a lease of her place – she then told me her … Continue reading

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Never got what I paid for or a refund

I ordered a boxed set of discs with license key that held a software program. I paid by PayPal. The money was deducted, an email from the seller stated the order was shipped. After a week I called the seller’s … Continue reading

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PayPal, the modern day Pirates

PayPal are disgusting! I really wish to find a way to have my story about what happened with PayPal published for all to see. PayPal meddled with my account so badly & provided me with the worst support & customer … Continue reading

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paypal fraud to buy things

I MUST BE AN IDIOT,I CAN’T FIGURE THIS ONE OUT.i got an ad in craigslist & the scammers all tell me they want to buy my item and send out a mover to move them(i am selling grave plots)and they … Continue reading

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fraud on ebay backed by paypal

The thing that really gets me on eBay and Paypal, Is you can buy every kind of Fraudulent item, from fake Chinese made Peter Frampton signed guitars to fake Custom Shop Certificates, and people use them. I bought a fraudulent … Continue reading

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E-mail stating money was paid to something, I think it may be fraud

Here is a copy of an e-mail I just received from Pay Pal. I believe it may be a scam. Please read: Click here to view this message in your browser. Log in here Dear Customer, Thank you for making … Continue reading

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PayPal merchant fraud loop hole

I ordered shoes from a Chinese merchant for $200.00 US. Merchant sent me an order confirmation. Two weeks later I received a 50 cent shower cap. Merchant will not respond. Submitted all correspondence with merchant to PayPal for claim review. … Continue reading

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How Paypal Screwed up our life

I want to thank paypal for screwing up my life: -thanks to paypal we have to file bankruptcy -we have lost both of our vehicles and on the verge of loosing our house -we sold a motorcycle on ebay -the … Continue reading

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Money not transferred to my Bank account and no customer service to help

To put is simply, I requested that paypal transfer my money to my account. They emailed me and told me the transaction was reversed by the bank and that the money was returned to my paypal account. Of course charges … Continue reading

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pay pal vs pay pal smart

I SIGNED UP FOR PAY PAL/BILL ME LATER. NOW I HAVE FOUND OUT THAT PAY PAL/BILL ME LATER AND PAY PAL SMART CONNECT ARE CHARGING (ITEMS THAT I PURCHASED) ME ON BOTH ACCOUNTS. I NEVER SIGNED UP FOR THIS PAY … Continue reading

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Paypal is paying off the right officials

Froze account -linked to a corporate account that was closed 10 years ago after being required to reinburse PayPal for covering a fradulent charge – Have attorney – still no response after 30 days -Intend to pursue legal action and … Continue reading

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received scam email

From: To: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; Cc: ; ; ; Subject: You sent a payment Date: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 7:39 AM .ExternalClass #ecxemailWrapperTable h1, .ExternalClass #ecxemailWrapperTable h2{font-family:Verdana,Arial;margin-bottom:2px;font-size:15px;}.ExternalClass #ecxemailWrapperTable … Continue reading

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I was set up by scammer and Paypal refused to help

Got screwed over in a eBay sell. The buyer was from the Ukraine claimed that the item got stolen at their post office and they never received their item. USPS claimed that the item was delivered but PayPal sided with … Continue reading

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Someone hacked PayPal and is requesting banking info

The other day I went to pay for an item from a reputable site an invoice using pay pal was sent to me. When I went through the usual steps a message came up when I pressed “pay now” It … Continue reading

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kelly mall did not receive shoes i ordered

want my money back on my purchase never received!! Submitted By:: tim carranza Location-: boise idaho

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Paypal and Counterfeit Coins

Coins (counterfeit) are not covered by Paypal’s buyer protection plan as counterfeit items. That double speak is worthy of George Orwell’s 1984. If you file a claim through Papal’s buyer protection plan, you will be required to return the counterfeit … Continue reading

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I paid but seller did not receive payment

HI! I bought an item on line an d paid for it through paypal.. The amount of 40 dollars was chargedto my account butthe seller refused to send me the item I paid for because she did not receive the … Continue reading

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Buyer told Paypal he never received goods

Buyer fraudulently told eBay and PayPal he never received goods. I sent via USPS mail and had confirmation that buyer received. eBay required buyer to send back unused or “empty” box buyer claimed he received. Buyer failed to do this. … Continue reading

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Criminal activity by paypal goes ignored

Ebay & Paypal side with criminals ! Sold to a buyer in Australia. He opens an Item Not Received Paypal refunds the money so i lose out bigtime !. I then gathered the evidence i needed (as i had a … Continue reading

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Paypal is like a ponzi scheme

I agree that Paypal is a big global scam. They even protect the scammers because they need the fees that are generated through scammers projects. As for example e-Bay is just a part of the overal Paypal scam which is … Continue reading

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Ripped off by Paypal buying points for the Mafia Mofo game

I had been buying points for the Mafia Mofo game .A bulk buy of points which is 25,000 points sells for $500.00 USD .I did four such purchases in a very short time frame ( the last three were done … Continue reading

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Negative balance with Paypal

I have created a paypal to use for the first time. I was selling some items and I sold the guy 2 items in 2 transactions.Everything went fine and $300 went into my paypal account. I moved it to my … Continue reading

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Feedback extortion

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH that should say it all. Ive been dealing with payscum for over ten years. Oh and the lovely buyers who try to scam me out of money. for instance, etwhitehouse just purchased 2 old blue lampshades. she receieved them … Continue reading

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Paypal is in favor of the buyer

I sold an authentic Louis Vuitton keepall 55 which was purchased in Louis Vuitton store at Santa Clara, CA. The buyer made me an offer and paid right after the offer was accepted. One week later, the buyer filed the … Continue reading

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transaction payment held.

I recently sold 2 concert tickets, special delivery when the buyer contacted me through ebay to say she had received them i threw out the receipt thinking it was a completed transaction,only to find paypal had held the payment due … Continue reading

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SOMEONE TRYING TO FRAUD ME

i was contacted by friday ad on the 15th march saying a alex bryan (lex_ alex@bluemail.org) wanting buy an item and was urgently wanted me to send it. after sending a request to paypal on the 16th march i recieved … Continue reading

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fraud claim despite tracking info

As an Ebay seller I sold a stamp of US $ 1800 to a buyer in China. I shipped this item by registered mail, which was trackable through Track&Trace. The item was received on the 20th of December 2010. The … Continue reading

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Pay Pal refused to recognize attempted fraud against my account.

My Pay Pal account was accessed and $999.00 was attempted to be transferred from my bank account to my PayPal account. I alerted my bank and put a stop on this transaction. I notified PayPal that I was doing this … Continue reading

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Vender charged me.. no product recieved… $116.00

I placed an order wtih Hello Georgeous hair extentions on May 5ht.. they billed me 116.00. It is June 17th.. still no product.. What can i do to remedy this? See below 05/03/2011 05/04/2011 Sale PAYPAL *BE JEWELED(Services and Merchandise) … Continue reading

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not replying to a query regarding spam emails

I received what I perceived to be a scam letter supposedly from paypal asking me to update my records. Alarm bells rang and I sent the email to the email address for suspect emails on their website. nearly 4 months … Continue reading

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PAYPAL STEALS MONEY AND GETS AWAY WITH IT

How does paypal get away with holding money they aren’t entitled to? It’s bad enough that by the time we pay ebay and paypal their “fees” we end up with nothing. They then hold our money that we are entitled … Continue reading

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Paypal moneylaundering in my name and SSN

I need to contact a legal firm or get some current cases against Paypal for authorizing and laundering money in a bogus account set up in my name and SSN. Paypal stuck me with a $116,000.00 1099k form which could … Continue reading

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Paypal takes peoples money to make interest

PayPal is the biggest crook in the market today they take peoples money to make millions of £ of illegally gained interest by refusing to pay peoples money back to them , they took £1262,00 of my money which was … Continue reading

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Paypal is a Big SCAM & FRAUD!

I sold an item on ebay shiped item and the buyer said all was good! then 3 month later I get a chargeback and now the buyer says item was not what he got! So Paypal did a charge back … Continue reading

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eBay PayPal Scam

I purchase two Android Tablets on an eBay multiple listing, about $100.00 eBay removed the listing after I paid for it so I had to claim through PayPal to get my money back. Paypal did the usual hurry up and … Continue reading

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PayPal Or Buyer Fraud?

I have received several offers from an individual that claims he is an engineer on a ship and wants to buy a Dining Room Set I have posted for sale on Craigslist for $2500, for his father. He asks to … Continue reading

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Screwed by buyer and Paypal

Hello, I am absolutely FURIOUS. A Patient sent me payment via PayPal of $750.00. He used his Aunt’s Credit Card WITH her PERMISSION. I received the Funds, they decided the payment was Fraudulant (Stolen Card) The Card is not Stolen. … Continue reading

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A purchase for a vacuum cleaner

I purchased a very expensive Dyson Vacumm cleaner from a person on Ebay. (aunamich) He advestises these Dyson vacuums with a 5 Yr. Dyson warranty. After experiencing a problem with my vacuum after only 2 mos. I called Dyson only … Continue reading

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Smells of fraud to me

The buyer wins an item, pays for the item with PayPal and as soon as the shipping tracking number is provided, the buyer claims a false charge on their account. Even though eBay and PayPal record the transaction; guess what, … Continue reading

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Pay Pal does not care if you can show proof that you sent the item

I just found your site and this may be posted already. If you sell through Ebay or Pay Pal only offer insured shipping services to foreign countries. Basically I will not explain the foreigner’s scam, incase all do not know … Continue reading

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Paypal refund

i have bought a couple of inferior software online , not been happy with them so i have ask for a refund , these were with clickbank no problem with clickbank they gave refund straight away , but the problem … Continue reading

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Paypal Scam?

I just received this as an email and was wondering if you can tell me if its a scam or not i want to sell my car but i dont wanna cop any crap from it the email i was … Continue reading

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Sold silver bullion buyer returned fake

I dont sell on ebay because of the constant problems I have had and many of my friends have had with them. But I do use Paypal for my own webstore. I just had a buyer defraud me on an … Continue reading

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PayPal Developer vs PayPal

BBB Complaint: http://www.sanjose.bbb.org/DV.aspx?BBBDOC=9eokCwWdMqI= BeerMoney: https://www.facebook.com/beermoneyme (desktop only) PayPal: http://mashable.com/2011/11/17/paypal-facebook-send-money/ A ‘Send Money’ Post: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=232792423472292&set=a.11657185176… A ‘DrinkGifter’ post: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=232791903472344&set=a.11657185176… Summary: PayPal compromised one of its core values when they used their own APIs to launch their ‘Send Money’ Facebook App, and … Continue reading

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Item not as described scam

Paypal refunded a buyer because she said I described an item wrong, and gave her the wrong size. I faxed them all the emails between her and I proving she was lying and had submitted lies to them in order … Continue reading

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I was scammed and paypal does nothing

I was selling £240 of amazon vouchers on ebay, someone purchased them, they had 100% feedback and had been a member since 2003 so was happy to sell to them. They asked me to send the codes via ebay, so … Continue reading

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Stealing is OK, it’s eBay!

Heres my paypal/ebay experience. I recently purchased a laptop computer from a seller (efortuna2) on ebay. He received my payment via paypal from my debit card immediately. Guaranteed 3 days shipping. 10 days later I have no computer and the … Continue reading

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In spite of the fee’s we pay paypal for their service they will protect the fraudulent buyer over your registered business. Paypal knows of the constant and continual fraud practices that exist and continue to allow it to go on. … Continue reading

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There are thousands of stories like mine, but paypal is still in business

Paypal has defrauded me of 850$ and after reading THOUSANDS of similar complaints regarding their unmoral and unlawful business practices I feel like there is absolutely no integrity or common sense in their company. I am 18 and trying to … Continue reading

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Lost $520 thanks to Paypal

I did a transaction through Paypal. They told me that if i go into my history than I will see that there is an of $520.00 into my account which was deducted from the buyers. I checked my history but … Continue reading

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Thanks to Paypal I gave away 2 iPhones for free

I sold 2 iphones for $1300 bucks and the payment cleared.. i shipped the phones to the guy and then two days later paypal put a hold on the payment and reversed the funds out of my acct.. when i … Continue reading

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Paypal is stealing from me

My bank paid PayPal $625.00 on Dec.22 2011, Instant transfer. provided tracing number and ACH report. PayPal says they never received the funds.Pay Pal kept trying to get their money every three days and caused me to have bank charges … Continue reading

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Got ripped off buying Xbox on eBay

Paypal/ebay has ripped me off for just under $400 due to a lying cheating thief seller who sold me an Xbox which was listed as like new and in perfect condition. It was a POS that had broken/repaired controllers, was … Continue reading

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Payment Not Transfer And They Saying Completed

Hi there, I am using paypal account from more than 1 year and make transaction 3-4 time. 1 of my payment status is showing that payment is completed on 6-1-2012 but fact is that no payment reach to my bank … Continue reading

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I want revenge on paypal and ebay

I had over 650 postive sales on eBay…then Paypal got involved. My account got hacked, eBay and Paypal did nothing. I closed my 100% positive account and set up another 4 years later. Paypal tried attaching a $3000 check but … Continue reading

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Buyer stole Nike Sneakers from me

I’m a primary seller on eBay. 3 months ago, I sold 3 pairs of authentic Nike sneakers to a buyer for $900 dollars. The buyer claimed one pair out of the 3 is a counterfeit, so he opened a dispute … Continue reading

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Paypal Is Sending Me To Collections

I sold a product and used pay pal to protect me from getting ripped off [ payed them a fee for there service ] i got my payment and went on with life a month and a half later or … Continue reading

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I have to pay for fraud committed by someone else

I sold season tickets to the Arizona Cardinals game and was paid through Pay Pal. I transferred most of my money from my Pay Pal account to my checking account to pay bills, on the same day. Two days later, … Continue reading

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PayPal won’t refund

I brought a pair of diamonds on earrings on eBay (paid by PayPal using Bank of America and Chase) and it tested out to be fake. I contacted seller many, but no reply. I send item back, because seller say … Continue reading

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Scammed on ebay selling iTunes gift cards

I’m going to lose about $350 so far in chargebacks on itunes gift cards. All buyers from Switzerland. I offered to ship or email the cards. They all wanted them emailed. I’ve now learned I’m unprotected from this type of … Continue reading

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Paypal steals like the rest of them

i sold a gold coin on ebay and never got paid Paypal along with ebay STILL figured the percentage of the sale[$80] and STOLE it out of my bank account..its theft as far as i’m concerned you know.. STEALING? “though … Continue reading

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New to Paypal and already having big problems

I just started as a 1st time user of ebay and paypal, i sold an old mobile phone the money came in paypal so i posted off the phone, then found a new one on ebay, bought it using paypal … Continue reading

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I will never use paypal

Here is my gripe: 1. I ordered a video game from Harvbooks 2. I paid with credit card which was automatically sent to pay pal. 3. Weeks passed and no game. 4. Went on Pay pal and told them I … Continue reading

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Paypal Is A Scammers Paradise

I’ve had many stories through the years. The latest is someone purchased something from me, said they didn’t receive it, tracking number wasn’t updated, refunded his money and told him to put ‘Return to Sender’ on it if it showed. … Continue reading

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PayPal charged me Sellers Fees but I only use them to Buy

Paypal kindly took two payments from my bank account as ‘sellers fees’ to pay to a fraudster in November. As I have never been a seller, I knew this to be bogus. Premium phone calls later, I was assured the … Continue reading

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Had tracking info buy buyer still got money back

Shipped an iphone that someone had bought for 510, then they reversed the transaction because the tracking said the item had never gotten there. It turns out that USPS made a mistake and thats why the online tracking system was … Continue reading

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Paypal told buyer to destroy item

Get this everybody: Paypal instructed the buyer of a vioin I sold on Ebay to DESTROY the item rather than return it to me because they say it is “counterfeit”. Since when did PayPal become an expert on antique violins? … Continue reading

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I want to take legal action against Paypal.

Paypal has been conducting what I believe to be fraudulent and illegal activities at my expense. I have been a member for well over 3 years, and it has been a terrible experience. They have lied and manipulated many of … Continue reading

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Paypal is in favor of Criminals

Paypal is a service I will never ever use again nor will I reccomend to use. They allow you to complete account registration and complete transactions with others without any verification or confirmation of any agreement between the parties. I … Continue reading

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No Help From Paypal

I sold a gold coin to mitsuwa89. As soon as it was delivered, he reversed his credit card charges. Paypal did nothing, even though I provided proof that this was a scam against me and four other sellers. Then they … Continue reading

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paypal/ebay buyer protection! total rubbish!

after inforning ebay that i fad recieved a counterfeit jacket they asked me to sort it out with the seller which i did and it was agreed she would refund me and i would send the jacket back. now no … Continue reading

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No way to protect yourself as a seller on Paypal

Buyer shipped back a brick instead of the product and claimed I refused to refund their money after their return. Ebay/PayPal went ahead and refunded their money from my checking account. The Fraudulent Buyer not only kept the product … … Continue reading

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Buyer Abused Loopholes with Paypal

I sold $12,000 worth the micro sd cards to a woman In california and she turned around and tried to sell them to her customer without asking her customer if they need them and they didn’t need them so she … Continue reading

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Paypal stole $140 off me

My wife sold 2 $50 transactions to a buyer, $100 total. The buyer paid by Visa thru Paypal, 2 separate transactions of $50 each, same buyer, the buyer then waited 88 days then went directly to Visa, lied and said … Continue reading

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PayPal Ripped me off of my $9K Breitling Bentley Watch

So I listed my Breitling for Bentley A25363 on eBay which included all original box contents. I sold it for $4,300 with free shipping. I shipped the Breitling watch with the certificate showing the serial number that matched the case’s … Continue reading

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thanks to paypal,bill me later M&T Bank, now MT !!!

way too complicated for me to explain….paypal, bill me later (ebay) etc…gained access to my accounts…..hmmmm..M&T bank allowed this to happen too often , now empty, MT bank…after too many complaints and unauthorized withdrawals and no resolutions I just closed … Continue reading

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Nothing but Fraudsters

I opened ebay account they made me open pp account i did, i sold my item pp limited my account for more info ie proof of address,i had already registered my bank account credit card they never said there was … Continue reading

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I have been waiting for my money for over 6 months

I was a victim of fraud with my previous paypal account. I created a new one and the minute I entered a NEW bank account with a new address, they locked me down. They are holding almost $500 and have … Continue reading

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Item never shipped, refund check bounced, dispute closed

Opened a dispute because i bought a $200 item on ebay that was never shipped. seller did this to about 8 people with the same product. nobody received. i filed a dispute with ebay and paypal. seller sent an e-check … Continue reading

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Stolen credit card was used and I am stuck paying

I just got off the phone after trying to unlimit my acct (went thru the normal bs of address phone bank acct..etc) and then called cust svc bc there was a problem with my old acct. Come to find out … Continue reading

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iPhone sold on eBay

i was selling a iphone on ebay then they suspended my account for no reason.I’ve been buying for ebay for 3 years and never had a problem but once i tried to sell something i get suspended. i called ebay … Continue reading

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Account was hacked and no help from Paypal

My paypal account was hacked into. No one called me, I received an email stating they were questioning my account. My bank account suddenly went into the negative for over $1200. Someone had ordered a laptop and had it sent … Continue reading

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upclk.com scam

I bought a program named PDF Deluxe for 2 years. for CA$73.73. The company name is UPCLICK and the order number is U43YKZQC. They sent me two license numbers but no access to the program. They wrote the inquiries be … Continue reading