This website is a collection of horror stories, news reports and other information addressing problems with Paypal, Inc..

PayPal Chargeback horror

I had a payment taken on my website on 10/28/2013 via paypal. Paypal placed the payment on hold for 526.07 for 24 hours then released the funds stating that i could ship the item. I waited an additional two business … Continue reading

Hold placed on cancelled transaction funds

On 1/31/14 I attempted to transfer $2010 to my nephew. On the SAME day (1/31/14) the transaction was denied and cancelled because he did not accept the payment. However, Paypal put a hold on the funds 3 days LATER on … Continue reading

Buyers have all the power

I had a horrible experience with a buyer leaving nasty comments, defamed my character, left a very nasty negative response, made fun of where I am from….all of this I explained to several people from eBay, to no avail. I … Continue reading

Frozen account

PayPal have frozen my account due to alleged misuse of the customers credit card. Although Paypal say the account is frozen they are reducing the amount originally frozen from subsequent payments from website customers. PayPal now advise me that they … Continue reading

Items not as described or picture was very deceptive

I ordered item on e bay and I always try to really look at the picture and description. Well, I guess this one truly puzzled me. I ordered this Nutri System 5 day plan with picture for $20.50 and then … Continue reading

Paypal is not accepting the valid tracking number I provided.

I am a seller and buyer. I recently purchased some beads that arrived materially different than described. I opened a Paypal dispute and was told that if I returned the item, I would get a refund. So I used Paypal … Continue reading

Was told USPS is too slow for PayPal’s system for me to get refund

I bought a tablet computer from a Chinese company. When it arrived I noticed the screen was scratched. I also noticed the plastic bag for the charger had been opened. When I tried to get it working with my wifi … Continue reading

Paypal withdrawal funds not received…TWICE to the tune of USD 837.38 total

In February 2013 I made a withdrawal request for USD 500 from my PayPal account to my account located in UAE. I had been using PayPal for several years and had experienced other issues but nothing of this type. The … Continue reading

Never ever use paypal for anything…ever!

It’s unbeleeeeeeevable!!! 36 hours of dealing with them over at PayPal,.. they said back up your account and it’ll be immediate pay through paypal.. So I set up 2 credit cards and my bank account..weeks in advance..and made sure all … Continue reading

Threatened to contact attorney general and got paypal account unlimited

I recently had my paypal account PERMANENTLY LIMITED after four years of using it solely for eBay shopping for I’m not a seller. Yet, ‘for security reasons’ they banned me from using my paypal. Well, they decided to keep my … Continue reading