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After using the Paypal services for several years using my email on December 26th of 2017, I received U$33,000 payment for the sale of one of my websites. The buyer sent me the money using Paypal; PayPal limited my account and placed my funds on hold for security purposes; after waiting for many days, talking with many representatives and having my account reviewed and cleared, my funds were available for withdrawal and my account was restored and activated. I tried to withdraw my funds (U$26,000 after making some payment with my Paypal balance) to my bank account but it was not possible to do it. Paypal alleged that the bank information was invalid, even when they have made plenty of withdrawals to the same bank account with the same bank account information before. I tried to withdraw multiple times without any succeed. Then I got another email from Paypal were my account was being reviewed again without any reason, they asked for private documents concerning important information from myself, the buyer related with the sale of the website and the business; then they decided to close permanently my account and hold my funds for 180 days. I have previously requested a review/appeal of my case which was denied. Although I still disagree with the decision to deny my appeal I will abide by it – however because I feel that holding my funds for 180 days is excessive, and perhaps a punitive abuse of power, besides Paypal is operating as a financial institution with power of seizure, without legal authority to do so; Paypal is committing felony fraud (possible laundering activities going on as as well, since it seems to be widespread and ongoing), but just my own money is $26,000 and Paypal is refusing to release funds, not belonging to themselves, which is called grand theft. The funds are part of my daily life expenses and during this period of time I haven't received any income or profit in my bank account which has affected my personal being physically and psychologically since I don't have enough money to pay my personal expenses.
My mother died on January 19th 2016, she left 1700 in her will to my son who lives in China, we thought the best way for him to receive his inheritance was through Paypal, this has been the biggest mistake we ever made. I made this payment to him on April 14th 2016 and to this day he still has not received it, all sorts of excuses including that he had the wrong bank. We have both made phone calls to our respective helpdesk numbers and raised queries but nothing has happened, I travelled to China last month and we both were in the same room speaking to a Paypal advisor named Priya who is in the call centre in Malaysia; she promised to return the money to my account, we emailed immediately to the office the documents and information she requested to return the money, this was 20th July 2017, the email address is roacsdoc@paypal.com with FAO Priya on the message box. Attached to the email was a copy of both our passports, a letter confirming the request for the return of the money to my account, bank details for both our accounts and a request for confirmation of receipt of the email. We did not get a confirmation so resent it on 27th July; again no acknowledgement. Do I have to travel to the Paypal office in USA and knock on the door to get this money back? Are you incapable of replying or completing the transaction? We both request that this money is returned to me with immediate.
I trade bitcoin on Paypal and my account was limited which meant I had to provide more information to Paypal. I completed all the information and was told that I would have my money within 24 hours which I did not. I then called again and asked when the money was going...
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  • Paypal treating me like they have
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  • Paypal manipulation of my account
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WAY TO GO PAYPAL!!!!!! YOU JUST MADE ME A NON-BELIEVER

Cant even call your number dosnt go through!!!! No need to say more but read the coment on A N and associates that will sum the whole picture for you NOT HAPPY!
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I purchased several USB ports none worked. And also difficult to put in iPhone port. They say I need to now download something to get them to work the app for that has a low rating.They ignored contact so we complained to PayPal. They didn’t respond so we pushed with...
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Paypal stopped my account without telling me why, won't tell me why, and will not allow me to use their services again. So 4 years of using this company without issues. Still no issues. And the rep I spoke with wanted me to contact corp and ask why they did that. And...
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  • Lack of ownership
  • Way they treat customers
  • Paypal account restriction
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Paypal - Terrible Service

Now they are holding payments for who knows how long. I've been using them for years. Customer service is useless and rude. I tried to close my account but they won't even let me do that. Looks like I need a good attorney.
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so I made a transaction on paypal of $9,000 thinking its a Safe Company to use, everything went smooth I shipped the items out to the buyer, then PayPal all of a sudden put a hold on my money and said they can't give me an explanation but they are permanently...
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Not sure why anyone would use an online company like PayPal to begin with. Best to do one's banking at a local bank where you can actually meet and discuss issues with a real,...

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  • Not addressing and ignoring the full request and query
  • Refused to tell me the truth of why they got rid of us
  • Holding my money for 6 months without explination
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I made a purchase with trendcart through PayPal. A month and a half when I still did not receive my purchase after several attempts of contacting the seller, with no reply, I escalated it through PayPal. The seller all of a sudden decided to send it. Meanwhile I bought...
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Paypal - Refund and getting screwed over

August 16 2018 I received a package that was not as described! Paypal and Seller wants me to spend $235 to send product back. What I ordered was $170. Who in their right mind is going to pay that much for shipping when its more then package received
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I have previously requested a review/appeal of my case which was denied on the phone. I was not provided with any reason for why these actions have been taken on my business accounts. However, because I feel that holding my funds for 180 days for a non-fraudulent and...
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Paypal - On hold over 30 minutes that is very unacceptable.

I was on hold for over 30 minutes that is very unacceptable. And never got to talk to the right customer service dept about a charge that i didnt want. This is a bunch of crap. I am about to stop paying with paypal and use my credit cards
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