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

PayPal account closed with 1 hours warning

I have got problems with paypal account. Today at 7:40 in the morning i got an email about 1st warning that my account is not used properly and after less than an hour that is is going to be closed. … Continue reading

Paypal told me I’m shit out of luck and I owe them money back.

My story begins with a purchase that was made from Mexico via ebay. The buyer had bought my ps vita and paid me the money. Shortly there after I left for my basic training and ait through the us army. … Continue reading

Paying with Paypal turned in to disaster

What a disaster…couldn’t add a new credit card, had to change my password twice for some unexpected reason – and then had to get a “password reset” as my new password didn’t work to log back in to the site. … Continue reading

Unable to process payments, PayPal unable to figure out problem

My account suddenly stopped processing credit card transactions. They all come back as DENIED by my CC companies, but all my CC’s are in good standing and the companies (Amex, Chase, etc.) are not even receiving the transactions so they … Continue reading

PayPal fraud and frustration

I’ve been a seller for years and until recently had perfect feedback. A buyer decided she did not like the color of the bed sheets after she got them and wanted her money back even though I stated no refunds … Continue reading

Is the 21 day hold really legal?

Can PayPal legally place a hold on money that came from selling an item on ebay? I sold an item for $200 ($193.60 after palpal had taken their fee) and as soon as the buyer paid, PayPal placed it into … Continue reading

Can’t get the money I am owned from paypal

I am a 79 year old widow trying to settle my husbands estate and I have been appointed by the court as executrix. Since June I have contacted Paypal by phone, email, and fax sending all papers they ask for. … Continue reading

Unpaid Seller even with Happy Buyers

I am a new eBay user and I have 100% positive feedback. I just sold a ton of items and made over $500 in sales but while they where holding the funds for 21 days or while the item was … Continue reading

Paypal dispute process works against you

When you deal with your bank or credit card company, you are their customer so they are going to want to help you. When you deal with Paypal, the merchant is their customer. That’s a big difference. Problem I had … Continue reading

Never use PayPal for service related transactions

I used PayPal for my vacation rentals. Family came in from Fort Myers Florida to stay a week in my property. Along with it was a security deposit paid together. After the people stay the entire week they left and … Continue reading