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How is PayPal allowed to hold on to MY Money?

I’m in California and a seller on ebay. They constantly withhold my payment for 21 day. I have no control over whether or not people leave me feedback. I always leave feedback for my customers. I had one customer ask … Continue reading

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Impossible to get my money from Paypal.

After selling my first item on ebay, 17 days after the item sold, my funds actually became available. Needing my money, I went to transfer it into my confirmed bank account, which would take another 3-4 business days, only to … Continue reading

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There’s no room for the little guy on eBay anymore

I’ve been a seller on ebay since 2007 with a perfect record. No complaints. All of a sudden this year they started holding onto my payments from customers until “my record improves.” How do you improve on a perfect record?!!! … Continue reading

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PayPal is holding all my payments received

Hi, I have a horror story about paypal and it may confuse you, but here it is: I started a business doing drop shipping through a company called Doba. It allows folks to list items on ebay and when they … Continue reading

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Paypal payment system is a scam

On Tuesday 6-17-2014 I attempted to send $540.00 dollars as a payment using their “phone number” service. It claims that all you have to do is enter the recipient’s phone number and they’ll instantly receive the payment. I sent the … Continue reading

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PayPal said I would be lucky if they ever released my money to me.

Can PayPal legally hold my cash and legally get away with putting a permanent limitation on my cash that cannot be appealed?? Because they did that to me about 2 months ago and have 6,000$ of my cold hard cash … Continue reading

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Paypal isn’t releasing my funds to me

I have join making money online and others friend have help me put in funds on pay pal i have ask to send me the money to my home address they said on 5/22/14 they send $68,000.00 and where i … Continue reading

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PayPal keeps promising me my money but it is all a bunch of lies

PayPal and eBay has been messing with me for weeks now and I am done with it. Sent them a final email: I’m contacting you all In a last and final attempt to resolve any account limitations on both my … Continue reading

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PayPal is the devil!

Froze my Paypal account. Only had $100 in it but I am a single mom and that is a lot of money for me..especially to lose. That was money I had made on facebook that I was going to pay … Continue reading

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Theft of money with PayPal prepaid service card

I use paypal prepaid card service. I’ve loaded money onto the card. Paypal was happy to accept but then they turn around and screw up my account so I can not log in online nor can I use the card. … Continue reading

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PayPal holding my income that I desperately need

I need help real bad. Paypal closed my account for no reason and I have funds that I wasn’t able to withdraw yet. I did everything they told me, verified my account, and sent the documents they needed so the … Continue reading

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PayPal don’t release your money!!!

My boss is livid because he has renters in Nicaragua using his rental units and paying him for them and every time we go to transfer money to his bank account…Paypal says thy wont release the money!!! They allow a … Continue reading

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PayPal held my fund for 6 months

1. PayPal held my fund for 6 months. Somebody transferred me some amount from credit card. After couple of days he requests a return of the money from his credit card by mistake. When he find out about this after … Continue reading

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PayPal is holding over $5000 for reasons not known

PayPal is holding over $5000 for reasons not known.. However nothing illegal I have done! I have a pretty serious illness at age 41 battling leukemia ..I am unemployed and am trying to start a new business as a sole … Continue reading

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Paypal is not giving me access to my money

I’ve been a verified personal account holder of PayPal for a number of years.  A couple of years ago I also started a business account with a separate bank account and Tax ID.  I experienced a catastrophic computer failure which … Continue reading

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PayPal holding funds for false reason

My account frozen in paypal with 4.500 GPB asking for tracking numbers for 8 items, does not state which items they want it for, informed PayPal they are all on ebay track and trace. Still account frozen with no reason. … Continue reading

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Made fake account over privacy concerns

Hi, Recently I made a Paypal account under a false name (because of privacy concerns) and I sold an iPhone from it. I got a friend to transfer me $70 AUD and I also purchased two items of a total … Continue reading

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I just want my money

I tried getting a PayPal prepaid card but I needed all this stuff like my social and when I was does there was an error saying I have to be 18 so I had to called them and fax all … Continue reading

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Don’t go anywhere near a purchase if the payment is to go through Paypal.

Hi, Just to confirm, I totally agree with whoever posted the message regarding “quick to take, slow to refund”. Our dealings with Paypal regard a transaction that I completed as a guest user rather than a Paypal account holder. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Transfer funds back problem

Trying to transfer funds from PayPal into my checking. PayPal needs all my links to my checking account just so they can transfer money they already know is mine. They take money out via my debit card info yet suddenly … Continue reading

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Paypal drag out unlocking account, despite promises it will be done in 24 hours

I just open a business paypal account where the funds has been frozen because I was told that paypal needed to know about me and my business. I then provided them all the documents they asked me and was told … Continue reading

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PayPal withdrawal problems

Fairly new paypal user, did a bunch of ebay buying and selling, no problems. Tried to make my first withdrawal, only £30 to pay postage on items Ive sold through ebay and been paid for – up to 72 hour … Continue reading

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random credit check

I have a Paypal account to receive customer payment, someday i receive a customer pay me USD$15,500 , Paypal frozen my account immediately , then i call to their hotline, they requested me to provide information to verified my account, … Continue reading

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Paypal limited my account but only after a nice balance was in their control

Paypal limited my account but only after a nice balance was in their control. They “deactivated my debit card”. The reason? unresolved issues negative balance of accounts somehow connected to mine. “issues” I am somehow expected to resolve. When sending … Continue reading

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Payment delay refusal from Paypal

I set up my account in July, 2013 and went through the confirmation process and then tried to pay a hotel in Ecuador that only accepts Paypal. Paypal refused, saying that my bank account was closed-they tried to use an … Continue reading

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FRAUD plains and simple

In my account is “locked” because the “buyer” had their own acct. placed on HOLD and they are awaiting some f’ing 6 digit code PayPal will send them within “7-10 days” (IT’S BEEN 30 DAYS) thus I have chargebacks from … Continue reading

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ebay/paypal thieves

I just spent 2 hours trying to get a refund from ebay. Ebay will transfer me to paypal and they hang-up. I received a vague MC0515 security text from item I purchased and paid for. Ebay will not refund me … Continue reading

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My accounts suspended for an ebay transaction

My accounts suspended for an ebay transaction. I sold my laptop on ebay and clearly stated no returns and explained very well the condition of the laptop. The buyer opened a case against me and ebay decided in their favor … Continue reading

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Paypal says Refund Issued but i don’t have the money

I had ordered an expensive item from a website, it came in at around $400. But i checked the wrong box for the item specifics, so i ordered the wrong item, i informed the seller and Paypal. The seller said … Continue reading

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Why is it not called Robbery when Paypal takes your money?

paypal, has on at least a dozen occasions when I have purchased something and used paypal, the seller contacts me and advises they are out of stock and cancels the transaction immed. and issues refund!!! Now a sell has not … Continue reading

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Paypal held my payment made

Paid for an item thru PayPal. PayPal deducted the money within 2 minutes. I received a notice of non payment from Ebay.. PayPal sez they never got the money thus they never added the funds to the sellers account. After … Continue reading

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Ebay CEO Famous for his crimes.

The CEO of Ebay/Paypal has recently been featured on the cover of fortune magazine. He is a criminal the Feds should be going after. He is running a company that is consistently freezing peoples funds/assets. The main objective of Ebay/paypal … Continue reading

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Restricted account when we upgraded to Paypal Pro

We just got an international order for for an expensive car part after receiving approval for a virtual terminal upgrade and a Pro account. PayPal immediately ‘restricted’ our account so we could not transfer or send the funds pending review … Continue reading

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I got debt collectors after me because of Paypal

I had a customer buy some items in which she had sent her daughter to pick them up in person in which she had paid the amount to my email address through PAYPAL. Those funds were available instantly which I … Continue reading

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No access to my money

Even though I have shipped the item paid for the shipping and entered the tracking number and the customer has received the item I still can’t get my money. I am leaving poor feedback for PayPal the experience I have … Continue reading

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Item delivered, positive feedback but Paypal is still holding my money

I have a 100% satisfaction rating as both a buyer and seller (though more buying than selling) on eBay, and yet my funds on a $28.05 sale (plus $14 shipping) transaction are held for 21 @#&$-ing days?!? And that’s AFTER … Continue reading

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Not allowed to speak to a manager

I recently sold a computer that I owned. Paypal asked for proof of purchase. I sent a screenshot but wasn’t told that was unacceptable until I called. I then printed the page from the online invoice from the company I … Continue reading

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Rip Off By Paypal

I bought an item on ebay, when it arrived it was broken, The seller offered a full refund. The refund went through Paypal. This was done on the 29th November 2012. Paypal told me my funds would be in my … Continue reading

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Pending paypal funds to bank transfer

I have been with paypal for 4 months and not making much money but when i transfer funds to my bank it ALWAYS gets subjected to a up to 72 hour security check, which in my eyes is just a … Continue reading

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Paypal has held my money for over 3 years

It was my first selling experience through EBAY. I sold a Rolex watch through paypal. Unfortunately I took more than usual to send it as cargo companies in Chile wheren’t accepting this kind of goods. Well the buyer started a … Continue reading

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Paypal Hold money for 180 Days

I been verified user of Paypal, I have been running my private Business and receive payments from my customer, I received 1100 Euro appx on my A/C and when I wanted to get them withdraw Paypal set my A/C limited … Continue reading

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ebay and paypal problems with funds held

Paypal are growing exceptionally abuse power orientated from my own experiences, and am now having several issues regarding their sudden and unfair temporary holds on money I receive from sellers in the form of a refund. Paypal do not notify … Continue reading

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Where did my money go?

I’ve been sent a refund by a seller in the amount of £575.00. When I paid this money I had a zero balance in my PAYPAL a/c so the funds were automatically transferred from my back-up funding source i.e. my … Continue reading

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Thieving, unhelpful bastards who restrict access to your account with no valid reason

I once had a PayPal account with just under £200 funds. The account was hacked, and then limited. After several phone calls, there was no help, and we were pretty much accused of being the hacker. Over the past few … Continue reading

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PayPal is withholding my funds

They have withheld my funds for two days because I had to prove that I bought the goods. I gave a bank statement clearly showing payment for the product and quantity as this was the payment reference. I then loaded … Continue reading

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PayPal account linked to Etsy put on hold

PayPal put a 21 day hold on the account I had linked to my Etsy. I called and was promised a manual review and removal of the hold. It didn’t happen. I called and spoke to a man whom I … Continue reading

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Letter to PayPal, I am done with them

Dear PAYPAL, It is unfortunate that in recent days news of your companies participation in the WIKILEAKS witch-hunt has been bought to my attention. Along with an alarming body of reports concerning account freezing and associated slush fund trading. It … Continue reading

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PayPal is holding 23k for 6 months

I have been with Paypal for over 10 years using a couple different accounts. Long story short, I started a business this year and was using paypal as payment processor.The paypal account was in my daughters name but my business. … Continue reading

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Freezing account for personal information

I had an eBay account which turned into a successful business selling golf equipment. I was earning enough money to live with a reasonable amount of comfort (which is some feat considering how much eBay were taking from me). Then … Continue reading

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I am sitting here for 21 days with diddly squat and PayPal have my money

Been with eBay since 2009. Added PayPal recently as my old one was closed (by PayPal with no cause) started selling bits and bobs. After one sale account suspended straight away with 21 days hold. Then started selling handmade bracelets … Continue reading

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I am not putting up with 21 day hold

I have done ebay off and on for alot of years. I started up again lately and everything was fine until I was waiting for payment on 3 items and noticed paypal had them on hold. I assumed it was … Continue reading

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Instant transfer put on hold

Another day and nothing but BS from Paypal. Cannot get a human being on the phone and just the same crap in their emails. A friend used Paypal to send me some money with their “instant transfer”. I got an … Continue reading

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Greed destroys everything and one day it will get PayPal

They arbitrarily hold our/my money now so they can further benefit. They blame this on high risk associated with my eBay account’s inactivity. I have been a member for over 10 years, and not one bad complaint. But I am … Continue reading

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Can’t close PP account or retrieve funds

This is just another fob off. The arrogance of PayPal knows no bounds. For months I have been trying to close this account and retrieve MY funds, dozens of people have told me that they are reviewing, checking and/or passing … Continue reading

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I have to wait 6 month to get my money

I’m unemployed and start a new business selling some items on ebay,recently A client put me a dispute, and paypal make me a hold for 215.00 but in my account only had 112.00 and my account was in negative balance,and … Continue reading

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PayPal told me they no longer want my business

Had feedback of nearly 1000, then took bad with heart attack never used account for nearly 2 yrs. my wife and daughter had their own accounts. just after xmas paypal froze both mine and wife’s accounts. mine had no cash … Continue reading

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How long does paypal take to release my money?

My daughter had her phone stolen her friends that live overseas wanted to replace it as a surprise. They asked me to open a paypal account so they could all chip in and help replace her phone. We raised the … Continue reading

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Cannot access my own money!

My money in my account is pending still. All items have been sent off and every fee is paid for. My money is sitting there up to 21 days. This is so unfair that the buyer gets their items and … Continue reading

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PayPal Mobile app Scam

My mobile app of Paypal, shows the balance & available balance of $320, and I go to the section where it allows you to transfer money to your card/bank/etc, and it says the available balance is $320. Why is there … Continue reading

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PayPal limited my account and requested 7 different forms of ID

Opened a Paypal account, was advised that until my bank account was verified a withdrawal limit of 500 GBP was in effect. Sold an item on eBay for 260 GBP and, after receiving payment through Paypal requested a withdrawal. The … Continue reading

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I had to stop using PayPal because of 21-day hold

After 12 years Paypal just sent an Email saying it will now hold my funds for 21 days! I have a 100% positive feedback on Ebay and have two disputes in all these years. Both disputes were solved instantly. I … Continue reading

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WITHOLDING FUNDS

JUST SOLD AMOTORBIKE ON RBAY, PAID £2,000 INTO PAYPAL, NOW THEY WON,T RELEASE MY MUCH NEEDED FUNDS,( EUROPEAN MONEY LAUNDERING FARCE) I HAVE BEEN FAXING I.D. FOR 2 WEEKS NOW, AND ALL THEY SAY IS THE DOCUMENTS ARE SMUDGED…THE FAXES … Continue reading

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Paypal Withholding My Funds

5 year eBay/Paypal member with 100% rating and no problems. I have sold on eBay here and there throughout the years with no problems. Recently I sold some things and when the buyer paid me, eBay/Paypal said that my account … Continue reading

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Random secruity hold on money

About a month ago a friend of ours wanted to send a student some money, as a gift, towards his collage admission fees. The student lives in Peru and his family could not afford to pay for his admission into … Continue reading

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ebay paypal thieves

I was an ebay buyer & seller for years [nothing big, just personal stuff]. I then began to think recently I would open up a little store on ebay. So I did my homework through ebay and followed their suggested … Continue reading

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Paypal has been holding my money for 6 years

I opened a Paypal account in Taiwan about 6 years ago since I was a resident in that countries.They allowed me to open the account and received about 560 us$ from a buyer all was OK but I could not … Continue reading

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Paypal is Holding over $27,000 of my money after services delivered

Paypal Review- An open letter Imagine for a moment you go to your bank and they tell you they will not be releasing your funds to you for not a week, month, 2 months, but up to 180 days. Well … Continue reading

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PayPal is not releasing my money

I sold a stereo system on e bay for local pick up only. This was my first time selling anything on e bay. The winning bidder picked the items up and I marked them as shipped. The buyer also left … Continue reading

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There is no protection for sellers

I sold a Nikon camera in good working order to a person in Portugal. They emailed once they’d received it that it wouldn’t work with their lenses. This was a modern digital SLR and they were trying to use ancient … Continue reading

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Paypal not transferring fund to my account

I sold an item on web and the buyer transferred money through Paypal.After complete verification of the shipment of the product and other details Paypal is still holding my money.I have been mailing them for 15 days and they are … Continue reading

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Paypal not transferring fund to my account

I sold an item on web and the buyer transferred money through Paypal.After complete verification of the shipment of the product and other details Paypal is still holding my money.I have been mailing them for 15 days and they are … Continue reading

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Paypal not transferring fund to my account

I sold an item on web and the buyer transferred money through Paypal.After complete verification of the shipment of the product and other details Paypal is still holding my money.I have been mailing them for 15 days and they are … Continue reading

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Paypal’s 21 day hold and their unconvincing argument

I sold an item on eBay for the first time in a few years. I was quite upset when I learned that they placed a 21 day hold on my funds. I have completed 41 transactions on eBay successfully and … Continue reading

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I follow the rules and Paypal holds my money

WOW~where do I start ?!?!?! I have been selling on ebay for the last 6 months now , I have received ALL good feedback from buyers and yet have had any bad feedback comments . Well , I wake up … Continue reading

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Can not ship because Paypal is holding my money, until I ship??

Paypal holding my funds. I have 100% positive feedback and no complaints. They want me to ship the items and get feedback before they release my funds. I have no extra money to pay for shipping, that’s why I’m selling … Continue reading

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My PayPal business account is blocked

Hi, I opened a paypal business account a few months ago in Belgium (paypal.be). Initially, I could receive a maximum of 2000 US$ per year, and so I had to send more information about me and my business to get … Continue reading

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Paypal is holding my buyers money

My company is selling metal detectors and night vision gear (high priced devices)_ Recently my account was frozen. They froze $9000.00 which I kept on paypal as a security for my customers who sent pre-order reservations with payments for highly … Continue reading

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Can not pay bills because of hold

My wife and I sold some items in order to buy food and pay our bills since she has been out of work and I’m on disability! The item sells and then I find PayPal did not want to pay … Continue reading

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Paypal locked up my moneypak cash

I do not have a bank account or credit card. I bought a 55.00 (plus 4.95 service fee) moneypak card to fund my paypal account for an ebay purchase. They will not let me use my 55.00 until i verity … Continue reading

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Do not believe a word Paypal says

My story is like so many others I have heard….I wrote a simple ebook in 2008, and offered it for $17.00. I sold 28 copies, and every single copy sold was “charged back” by the buyers! After a rewrite of … Continue reading

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Paypal’s Hold Policy is too much for me

After almost 10 years of perfect feedback and customer service, Paypal decided to hold my payments from my customers. The BS reason they give is to make sure I have enough money to cover customer complaints or charge backs. Meanwhile … Continue reading

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Frozen Paypal account

I have been using PayVomit for several years. Right now I only have about $100.00 in my account. I tried to pay a bill and discovered my account was frozen. When I call PayPal their robot directs my call to … Continue reading

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Paypal close it without any reason

Paypal have been terrible to me. I’ve been selling electronics like iPad and kindle fires on PP and one week after everyone got their products, ebay decides to FRIGGEN LIMIT ME, and guess what? paypal follows with the same course … Continue reading

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Paypal linked my account to my sisters

Paypal linked my account to my sisters after I logged on at her house. They refused to release the hold on my account and told me to file a police report on her! All because she was evidently negative a … Continue reading

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I paid and now paypal is withholding the same amount from me

Paypal are thugs. they received my payment meant for a seller on ebay, and now are witholding the same and asking me to verify my details provided by paypal, while at the same time they are not providing any detail … Continue reading

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Paypal has gotten where they just don’t care about people

MY HUSBAND RECENTLY WENT ON A BUSINESS TRIP, AND WAS VERY ANGRY DUE TO THE FACT EVERY TIME HE WENT TO USE HIS CARD, HE WAS QUESTIONED ABOUT WHAT HE WAS DOING,LIKE DID YOU MAKE A PURCHASE AT SONIC,DID BUY … Continue reading

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Paypal and ebay suck

these freaks have made me a power seller and top rated seller amd then on the same day closed my account without any allowance for an appeal, i have over £2000 in the account, have to wait 180 days, if … Continue reading

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DO NOT SEND MONEY BY PAYPAL

I HAVE SENT MONEY TO FAMILY IN OUTSIDE US. PAYPAL REQUIRED RECEIVER TO HAVE PAYPAL ACCOUNT AND RECEIVER NEED TO ADD TO FILE BANK ACCOUNT ON PAYPAL TO WITHDROW MONEY. EVERYTHING IS DONE STILL WAITTING WAITTING NO MONEY BEEN TRANSFERED. … Continue reading

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Paid for items and Pay-Pal kept the funs

I placed order for flower and used Pay-Pal to pay with. Merchant didn’t get funds, I didn’t received merchandise. Pay-Pal did’t pay me or merchant, and I had to do back charge through my bank and Pay -Pal closed my … Continue reading

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Paypal holding my money

Paypal and ebay have decided to hold my money for their protection of buyers. How is this fair to a seller? How are you suppose to ship the item if you have no money? Im not a business i can … Continue reading

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Paypal is screwing with me

Just got an e-mail from Pay Pal. Apparently after verifying my account a few months ago they have randomly reviewed my account & decided to limit my account whilst they take 7-14 days to review it, and decide if I … Continue reading

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12 years means nothing to paypal

I have been a member in good standing with paypal since 2002. The first time I get a decent balance in my paypal account they put a hold on my money for NO reason. I have nothing negative in ebay … Continue reading

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Paypal is holding my money for NON-eBay sales

I buy/sell and trade cloth diapers online through spots corner, diaperswappers and facebook. Sounds lame, yes, but my son wears cloth diapers and there is a big market for this. I’ve sold many diapers and wool pants recently and paypal … Continue reading

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monopoly

Monopoly – the government knows it’s a problem and we can all see it with eBay owning PayPal and BillMeLater. Willing to do something about it? PayPal holding your money? Get an account with BillMeLater, an eBay company, run up … Continue reading

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Funds being held for no reason

Just sat on the phone for 30 minutes to see why they are holding funds sent to me from buyer. They started this abou 6 months ago but said it was bevause I hadnt sold enough. Now after numerous sales … Continue reading

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Got e-mail from Paypal

I got an email from paypal last night saying that they were going to start holding my money for up to 21 days. I do not have a payment currently being held. So I called and explained that I had … Continue reading

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my payment on hold!

I have had an account with ebay and paypal since about 2006. I have a 100% rateing and sold not tons but on and of since then about 40 items.until just recently they have started putting my funds on hold! … Continue reading

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They will not send me a check unless I give them my banking info Why?

I want to get a check for the amount of money that I have in my account($1500). I requested a check and it was refused if it is over $500. They told me that unless I gave them my banking … Continue reading

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21 day hold by Paypal

After several years of inactivity, I started selling on ebay again, I used to only accept money orders, but paper is no longer allowed, so I was forced to use paypal. I sold 4 items, shipped them quickly, with tracking … Continue reading

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TigerDirect, PayPal and a very unhappy ending

First TigerDirect – NOW PayPal are REFUSING to SERVE the Customer. We ordered 2 (TWO) Computers on 2/9/12. PayPal issued a “HOLD” for suspicious activity on the account (alleges a foreign country accessed the account and recommended a password change) … Continue reading