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PayPal admitted they lost my money but didn’t return it

I made a transaction yesterday for a OnePlus2 phone using an invite (which is obv very hard to get). OnePlus2 only allows PayPal as the payment gateway. I made the payment of 402.99$ of which 167$ were deducted from my … Continue reading

Ebay and Paypal have jointly screwed me

I did 7 years of blameless trade with them, then I fell into the hands of a couple of dishonest buyers. When I resisted, I was stuffed. eBay closed my account. Six months later, having divorced and gone back to … Continue reading

Charged $130.00 shipping for free shipping items

I bought several items and paid for them August 15 11:55 pm. There was reversals for many of the items Aug 16 at 12:15 am. They ended up in my unpaid items. I clicked on the items to pay on … Continue reading

PayPal’s seller protection advice is to file a Police report

I’ve recently sold a valuable 24 year old comic book to a fraudulent buyer via my web site. The comic was in near mint+ condition yet this buyer upon receipt of the item informed me that one staple was detached … Continue reading

Frozen funds and scamming buyers

This is more of an ebay issue than paypal, but I will share it anyways. I sold two high ticket items (over $600). Both arrived damaged, to two separate addresses. On one case, the buyer agreed to a replacement, the … Continue reading

Paypal wants to “Part Ways” and keep my money.

I have had my paypal account limited and can not withdraw my money, i sent all the relevant information but lost the appeal to lift the limitation, they are now saying i cannot appeal this decision and are holding my … Continue reading

PayPal said I should contact the person who hacked my account

On Saturday at 19:52, somehow a transaction of 410€ was made from my Paypal account to the e-mail “”. I instantly opened a ticket for unauthorised transaction, in about 1-2 hours PayPal returned my query saying after an investigation they … Continue reading

PayPal sides with fraud buyer despite my clear proof.

Paypal opened a case against me where buyer said his card was used fraudulently. I responded to the case with proof the buyer bid on the item on eBay, won the auction, paid for it, the item was shipped and … Continue reading

I am not trusting the morons at Paypal with my money one more day.

If this doesn’t scare you away from this company, I don’t know what will. A couple of weeks ago I made a purchase that amounted to roughly $430 using PayPal and selected to pay by credit card versus a bank … Continue reading

Denied Seller Protection over and over

I can’t count the number of times I have been denied Seller Protection despite following the exact letter of the PayPal law for it. The latest incident is typical -PayPal decides they will not cover a game subscription card after … Continue reading