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Limitation on PayPal account

I am so sick of PayPal still holding my funds in a ‘pending balance’ on eBay . I can understand when it’s large sums of money but I make less than £10 on most of my sales and they still … Continue reading

Paypal ripped off my grandpa

PAY PAL IS HEARTLESS CONSUMER MY 75 YEAR OLD GRANDFATHER WITHDREW 1,500 DOLLARS FROM HIS BANK ACCOUNT. WAITED IN 3-5 DAYS FOR THE FUNDS TO BE IN HIS PAY PAL ACCOUNT. THE 1,500 DOLLARS CAME FROM HIS CHECKING ACCOUNT TO … Continue reading

PayPal is a waste of time.

Too many incidences to mention. Most recent asking for the balance of $50+ to be refunded to my credit card. After nearly 30 minutes and a supervisor who kept me on hold for 10 minutes only to return with ” … Continue reading

It is too easy for buyers to scam and get away with it

So I sell an item to a guy. I monitor the transaction and its’ process through the USPS. Suddenly, I get a complaint straight from EBay that the item arrived totally damaged. Now, here’s the funny part. The buyer filed … Continue reading

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