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Paypal is the most convoluted payment system I have ever used

Paypal is the most convoluted payment system I have ever used. I was prompted to add my bank account information to transfer money to my Paypal account. Paypal showed the balance I transferred was available so I transferred the money … Continue reading

After to month and many calls to PayPal my money is still frozen…

I’m on Paypal for many years. Because I’m a watch collector I decided to sell the watch on eBay. Things went good and I sell it for 8000 bucks. Buyer paid me via paypal (i lifted the limits before). I … Continue reading

Someone hacked and used my PayPal account

My PayPal account has been dormant for a few years and in January, I received a genuine email from them, which said there is an unusual activities on my account. Please log into PayPal and change your password etc. I … Continue reading

Buyers need to be aware when using PayPal

Hi I would like to add my own minor paypal horror story. It isn’t a Big Scary Tale like what some of your sellers go through. I have some fault too. But I think all buyers need to be aware … Continue reading

Paypal sided with fraud buyer, I am filing a lawsuit

I sold a 18k gold charm on ebay. To Make a store short, the buyer bought it and paid for shipping (ship to asia), he gave me a good rating and two weeks later claimed the item was not described, … Continue reading

PayPal does not fight chargebacks for sellers

SENT A PACKAGE ,WITH TRACKING PACKAGE WAS DAMAGED ,BUYER FILED A CLAIM WITH A CREDIT CARD COMPANY,PAYPAL FROZE $490.00 THEN PAID THE CREDIT CARD COMPANY,,,TOLD ME NOT TO WORRY SELLERS PROTECTION will cover you…Not if its outside of PAYPAL SINCE … Continue reading

Account limited despite information provided

I have a serious problem with paypal. I had an old issue with some buyer, he stole my coins and got his money back from the sale then I appealed this case and PayPal decided that i was right.So i … Continue reading

Why doesn’t Paypal verify your account BEFORE you have transactions??

My account is on hold and has been for six days…and at least for another 48 hours while they look at my latest documents for verification of who I am. 2 passports, drivers license, bank statement showing address, rental lease, … Continue reading

Powerseller banned from eBay for low DSR’s

I sold on Ebay for 10 years.  I had over 5000 positive feedback with a 92.2%.  Then I had a couple of complaints and Ebay suspended my account indefinitely because they said that me “DSR’s” were too low!  I asked … Continue reading

Erased my entire Paypal account but kept my money

I had a verified ebay and paypal account a while ago. I was in the Military for over 20 years. Im retired now (happily). I was sent over seas for a deployment of 3 years. I called ebay and paypal … Continue reading