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PayPal is demanding I pay someone else’s debt

I opened a PayPal account about a month ago, no I need to tell you I am 50 years old and got my first computer about 4 to 5 years ago. Now I opened this PayPal account because someone had … Continue reading

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Fraud to my account with no feedback

Several months ago I found out my account had been hacked and someone had tried to use it. PayPal never informed me and I found out when I tried to use it legitimately and was refused. When I investigated it … Continue reading

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Paypal/Ebay never again

Fraud on Ebay then Ebay and paypal prevent me reporting it to the police! Sold a high value item on ebay, paid quickly on paypal so goods sent. Had received a friendly e-mail on the ebay system from the buyer, … Continue reading

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Fraudulent charges on My PayPal account

I never wanted to use paypal, but since a lot of websites are using them I decided to try it out I literally put in all my personal information. It wasn’t even a month and I already had a fraudulent … Continue reading

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Paypal just took money from my account for no reason

I myself am I huge gamer so to make my life easier I tried to make a paypal account, purchasing only with my debit card, and since I am only in college and work on weekends, I have only a … Continue reading

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Negative PayPal balance

I have been with Paypal for many years since 2004 and bought many services and things online and a 2012 i bought a month subscription with Extabit a file sharing site through paypal and that was it.After that i was … Continue reading

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My PayPal account was compromised

My PayPal account was compromised, S250.00 taken from my Credit/Debit/Checking account. Someone from Ireland, via Facebook went through PayPal, without my knowledge. I contacted PayPal I was assured matter would be reversed. Transaction caused my bank account to be overdrawn. … Continue reading

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Paypal account was hacked, resolution was in my favor but they won’t give me my money

Got a pop up on Sunday from paypal thanking me for my $999.00 purchase from out of the country! Been fighting it for 3 days now between the bank and paypal. They said they would escalate it since I have … Continue reading

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PayPal cleaned out my checking account

Wondering if anyone else had this happen to them? On Sunday I went online to pay my debts after payday, and paid a portion of my PayPal “Bill Me Later” balance. Last night I went to the grocery store & … Continue reading

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Paypal and eBay conveniently blame each other

Paypal invoiced me for a charge I did not accrue on ebay and would not refund it as they said it was genuine. Someone hacked into my paypal account and linked another ebay account to it. Since you cannot see … Continue reading

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Ebay charged me sellers fees when I had not sold anything

ebay stole my money from paypal they claim it was for a selling fee but i have not sold anything, they billed me twice over 60 USD when i complained to paypal they replied some bullshit that this cant be … Continue reading

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Paypal claims “a ghost booking” but took the payment from me.

I paid through PayPal for a hotel booking at Travelodge. After contacting hotel about booking i was informed that no booking was recorded for me. I contacted PayPal who said it must be a “a ghost booking”. I then booked … Continue reading

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Paypal stole money out of my bank account!!!

I’ve long loved Paypal, and have had no problems with them until earlier this year. Primarily, I’ve used them to pay for purchases on Ebay and other sites. Last March, I had my first problem when an unauthorized transaction popped … Continue reading

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Money deducted without any reason!

Hi, my name is Nikhil, i am currently in Oman, wanted to purchase a mobile accessory from ebay so i logged in to it and did the procedure to pay by my Visa debit card. At the final step when … Continue reading

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Bank account drained by paypal

I had $0 in my paypal but a debit card attached to my paypal. Paypal themselves charged me $7.95 on my paypal dropping me to -$7.95, Then began charging my bank $34.00 for an unpaid “item” that I have not … Continue reading

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Oops! PayPal accidentally credits man $92 quadrillion

By Sho Wills, CNN updated 2:29 AM EDT, Wed July 17, 2013 | Pennsylvania PR executive Chris Renyolds’ PayPal account was erroneously credited $92,233,720,368,547,800. STORY HIGHLIGHTS -Reynolds finds online his balance is $0 -PayPal admits the error -Reynolds says he … Continue reading

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paypal stole my money!

I recently moved to WV and apparently have the same name as someone else here in WV that owed PayPal money, so now PayPal has stolen what money I did have in my account, and expects me to pay someone … Continue reading

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Paypal just took my money

PayPal authorized a charge somewhere in France for more than I had and dinged my bank acct for the balance over what I had in PayPal. I then called them after a long investigation just to find out how to … Continue reading

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Paypal started taking money from my bank account

I wanted to buy my boyfriend a gift. I found it at a site and I hád to pay by creditcard or PayPal. So since I dont have a creditcard I made a Paypal account. Everything went fine, i put … Continue reading

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Paypal over-drafted my bank account without permission

I had a large return and paypal took the money out of my checking account without asking me and bounced my checks. I got it reversed and then they attached to a recurring payment and tried to get another shot … Continue reading

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continuous on hold and theft

i received an email from paypal for scheduling a payment for $354.13 that will be processed on 3-1-13.i never did that.on 2-28-13 i notified that i want to put a restriction on my account.but when i opened my mail it … Continue reading

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Unauthorized withdrawals from my bank account

Last fall, my four small purchases with my Paypal debit card caused my bank account to go negative. My fault. I didn’t realize it took several days for the funds to come out of my account and I misread my … Continue reading

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PayPal’s fraud department does not investigate fraud.

As a person sending payments I have had problems with fraudulent payments on two different occasions. The first time an unauthorized payment came through I quickly learned that PayPal’s fraud department does not apparently investigate fraud. The second time, I … Continue reading

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Fraudulent transaction started showing up

Many years ago, I made a minor purchase on PayPal. I don’t remember what it was. I had just cancelled my debit card because of a fraudulent transaction, and I had no other method to make online payment, so I … Continue reading

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Unauthorized use of my Visa card on Paypal

I noticed a charge on my VISA credit card of $352.69, charged to PAYPAL. I don’t even use Paypal. I called my bank AND Paypal and they both said some person used MY card information to buy something. I don’t … Continue reading

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Paypal didn’t accept my debit card but then took money from it

I was trying to make a paypal account and I was giving them the information about my debit card. It didn’t accept the debit card info 3 times and then suddenly a message pop up saying they need to verify … Continue reading

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Paypal keeps over drafting my bank account

Dear eBay / Paypal: Aug. 16: I received a $25.99 payment with $1.05 Paypal fee paid Aug. 19: Paypal bypassed my primary account which is Paypal and attempted a withdrawal from my Bank account which only had $2.23. It resulted … Continue reading

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Fraudulent unauthorized transactions

I had 5 fraudulent transactions occur against my paypal account last Thursday. I immediately sent emails, following paypals protocols to notify them of the fraudulent transactions. They responded with automated replies to let me know they were checking on them. … Continue reading

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I’ve had it with PayPal, need alternative fast

Horrifying. I have used pay pal for years….however, they have just lost my business for good. Literally, no one cared that I had 20 ‘disputes’ that were NOT real disputes, but rather my husband’s computer was hacked by our accountant … Continue reading

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MONEY LAUNDERING!!!

I just found out today that someone deposited $200 into my paypal account (Michael Vago – whoever that is) and then some odd company called Bo Wu debited my account multiple times for $49.99 and $99.99 – although I called … Continue reading

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PayPal’s system resetting my payment funding choices after I change them

I have been using PayPal as a buyer (and occasional seller) pretty much since it first opened, with rarely a problem. If I ever had a situation with a seller/transaction who/which I had paid through PayPal, PayPal would automatically spring … Continue reading

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PayPal security sucks

In the last few months PayPal has allowed someone in Indonesia to empty my bank account tied to my PayPal account. I got the money back a few days later, but not soon enough to avoid bounced checks due to … Continue reading

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Paypal over drafted my Bank account

I had fraudulent charges on my account after purchasing a product from Canada. Paypal is not as secure as they promise. Paypal froze my account, and over drafted my bank account. I fought with them for months to the point … Continue reading

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PayPal supported attempted fraud on my account

It was just luck that I spotted an attempted withdrawal of £968 from my bank account. The bank stopped the payment immediately as it was not authorised by me. I contacted PayPal and they ‘investigated’ and said that the payment … Continue reading

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Fake Account – PayPal send Debt Collectors

In December 2011 a crook opened a fake PayPal account in behalf of my father and payed from it for vouchers from a jewelry online shop. We reacted promptly and informed PayPal and the Police. Nevertheless PayPal wanted the money … Continue reading

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Accessed my bank account instead of my credit card

I bought an item online from Wal Mart using my Pay Pal account. I knew my balance wouldn’t cover the total, but had a credit card listed which was supposed to be used for the remainder. When I noticed a … Continue reading

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Bank account zeroed out after using Paypal

Completely devastated!!! I wanted to order some shoes online, and a paypal option came on the screen. I don’t have an account but I saw the logo and thought it was safe. I entered all my card info to pay … Continue reading

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Paypal is costing me a fortune in overdraft fees

Small as it may be to others, since November 2011, Paypal has cost me over $175.00. They access my savings account w/out permission or warning and then keep attacking it. Each time it costs me $25.00 in over draft fees. … Continue reading

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paypal account comprised

Dec 5,2011 I recived these e-mails from pay paypal where I had bought shipping lables and sold some things for a total of over $5000.I fought with them until Feb. of 2012 before they got it all fixed. I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Constantly dealing with Paypal Problems

I work for a ecommerce company in admin and I am constantly dealing with Paypal pulling our money out and asking for proof. Even when i give proof of shipment and delivery they still hold our money. So basically unless … Continue reading

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Paypal is taking money from my checking account

I ATTEMPTED TO SEND MONEY EARNED THROUGH EBAY TO MY DAUGHTERS ACCOUNT. THEY PENDED IT AND BLOCKED THE TRANSFER. I CALLED PAYPAL (THANKS TO YOUR WEBSITE) AND THEY COULD NOT TELL ME WHY IT WAS BLOCKED. MY DAUGHTER SENT THE … Continue reading

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Unauthorized transaction from an online vendor

I notice an unauthorized transaction from an online vendor. Call then within and hour of the transaction taking place. They reversed it back to PayPal within 20 minutes where it showed up. I called PayPal and informed them that the … Continue reading

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duplicate payments to clickbank

03/02/2012 paypal*clickbank4029357733 $61.57 AUD Submitted By:: Paul Crawford Location-: 164 McIlwraith Ave NORMAN PARK

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Paypal charged my credit card without my authorization

Paypal charged my credit card without my authorization. Paypal first put a negative balance on my paypal account due to ebay holding funds for an item I sold that was going to be returned. Paypal did not wait for the … Continue reading

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Paypal is not giving me my money

Been waiting almost 2 weeks now for money they claimed has cleared in my bank account. Bank has no proof of these even coming into the account. Like 3 withdrawls totally like 90$ and all claimed clear last week. Paypal … Continue reading

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Paypal cleaned out my account

I hold a PayPal account in PayPal India. I’m a internet marketer and I use paypal for various purposes. I had about 10$ left and I kept the money in the paypal for 1-2 months,It doesnt means I was inactive … Continue reading

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Paid Twice for one Item with Paypal

I bought an item from ebay and paid by paypal, after I paid I realised that my old bank details were on the account so I rang up paypal and explained to them, we agreed that I could pay using … Continue reading

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Watch out for BillMeLater

Used BillMelater one time they wanted my back acc # I ask them if they were on crack. I said cancel the shit. Two months later I was trying to by mini chopper for 599.00 went to four different sites … Continue reading

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PayPal Smart Connect scam payment

I have PayPal Smart Connect (online credit card) & my payments are due on the 5th of every month. Well, today is the 5th, so I logged into PayPal to see how much my payment would be. It said my … Continue reading

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Multiple withdrawals

I made an ebay purchase. paid through paypal. the seller couldn’t access the funds because her email was unverified. tried to pay her again same thing. Canceld both transactions. Paypal still took the money from my account twice and tried … Continue reading

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Please take me to court, I have proof

Paypal in their wisdom accepted a claim that products were not delivered to a customer of mine. Now what they have done is reveresed the transaction against my account so now I am out the products and the money putting … Continue reading

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Unauthorized transaction on credit card after joining paypal

My car was advertised on E Bay. I received an E Mail contact regarding the car. An exchange of E mails resulted until I broke off contact as I had doubts about the genuineness of the prospective buyer. I joined … Continue reading

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PayPal causes cancer patient and child to face eviction

A close friend deposited $1000 in a FundRazr account I have set up on facebook for another close friend who is fighting cancer and going through chemo. He wanted to pay her rent for August since she is struggling immensely. … Continue reading

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Unauthorized Paypal Transaction Causes NSF Charges

I started getting emails saying I had bought 48 proxies for $99 a couple days ago, which I did not order.  Nobody else knows my PayPal info and I don’t use public computers, I have no idea how these were … Continue reading

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Unauthorized access to my checking account

I had a buyer post duplicate transactions to my Paypal account. I had to refund both transactions. The first went fine. The second was short the .30 fee Paypal charges (which I had understood there were no fees for refunds) … Continue reading

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Paypal charged my credit card for my son’s eBay fees

I had a nasty shock in my latest credit card statement: an unexpected £150 charged by Paypal for eBay fees. Although I have an eBay account, I’ve never listed anything and so I got onto eBay, who denied taking the … Continue reading

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Unauthorized PayPal transactions on credit card

I have noticed that several PayPal transactions have been debited to my credit card. I don’t even have a Paypal account. Submitted By:: J A Hovelmeier Location: Durban South Africa

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PayPal denies unauthorized transaction

I have a bank account linked to my PayPal account. When I made a payment of $1.99 yesterday on an ebay purchase, PayPal deducted $1.99 from my ebay bucks as well as $10.99 from my bank account. However, PayPal is saying they don’t have … Continue reading

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Unauthorized Transactions

I too was a victim of unauthorized charges and deposits from my PayPal account. I am in communications with the victim associated with this deposit and I have since sent my issue to Mr. Scott Thompson/Paypal President demanding both transactions be reversed. … Continue reading

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Closed PayPal account debits checking account

In February of 2009 someone hacked into my Paypal Account and made thousands of dollars worth of unauthorized transactions which PayPal took out of my checking account. Of course, my checking account was drained dry and I ended up with … Continue reading

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Unauthorized Charges, PayPal Not Helpful

I had two unauthorized transactions on my PayPal account that totaled $968.71. The charges had not yet gone through my bank account when I first discovered them.   I called paypal immediately and they told me that they knew the … Continue reading

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PayPal Took Money From My Bank Account

PayPal has taken $11.69 from my bank account without my authorization. I haven’t used PayPal to buy anything for a week, and all of my previous transactions have already cleared- nothing is showing up on my PayPal account as a “pending” transaction. … Continue reading

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Unauthorized PayPal Charges To Bank Account

I receieved two large charges from PayPal on my checking account from my old debit card. I contacted PayPal and they said that they would not be able to find these charges without the whole card number, which I did … Continue reading

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Credit Card Late Fee Caused By PayPal

PayPal suspended my main payment method (my bank account) and used the backup payment method without even telling me. They say it was for security reasons, but they will not tell me what security reason this was. I was charged … Continue reading

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Unauthorized PayPal Transaction

There was an unauthorized transaction on my PayPal account, and it was one that PayPal knew about.  They even called me and emailed me to tell me about the fraudulent transaction, yet the money was still taken out of the … Continue reading

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Fraudulent Transactions Deplete PayPal Bank Account

PayPal permitted numerous, obviously fraudulent transactions against my account in a single day. These transactions completely depleted the checking account associated with my PayPal account. When I reported the fraud, PayPal resisted reimbursing me. When they finally did reimburse me, … Continue reading

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PayPal Took Money From Bank Account Instead Of Buyer Credit

I made a purchase of a big screen TV from one of the large online retail electronics websites. I clicked on “pay via PayPal” and signed into my PayPal account. I unchecked the funding option “Bank account” and checked “buyer credit” instead. … Continue reading

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PayPal Takes Money From Bank Account Without Authorization

3 weeks ago Paypal took £73.04 from my bank account, unauthorised. I complained to Paypal and a couple of days later received an email from the Resolution Team saying they had investigated my complaint and confirmed they should not have … Continue reading

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PayPal Taking Unauthorized Bank Drafts

Back about 4 months ago, I received an email from paypal saying that they took $78.00 out of my bank account by e-check. A month before that they took $300.00 out. Then the month before that they took $30.00 out. … Continue reading

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PayPal Makes Unauthorized Charges To Bank Account

A few days ago I received an email from PayPal saying they had drafted an e-check from my bank account for an eBay charge. I had already payed eBay with a credit card. There was no need for PayPal to … Continue reading

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PayPal Accesses Bank Account, Money Disappears

On the 9th of March 2010 money came out of my bank account from PayPal (29.99) but was not paid to the group that was supposed to receive it. Where is that money? I was also charged an overdrawn fee … Continue reading

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PayPal Debits Account After Bank Refunds

In January of 2010 PayPal allowed a direct debit of £531 to be withdrawn from my personal bank account. When I eventually managed to talk to someone at PayPal, they seemed unconcerned and said that if this was a mistake the money … Continue reading

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PayPal Processes Unauthorized Transaction

I purchased a computer at Dell and paid through PayPal. On the Shipping date Dell boosted the cost over $23 and doubled the order. (I have the original purcahse documents to back me.) PayPal said this was acceptable and would … Continue reading

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Did not select to use PayPal and was charged $2.00

I was going to purchase a one year subscription to a magazine. The square popped up offering PayPal as a service choice. I was not able to close this box. I also was not selecting it. My transaction would not go … Continue reading