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I would like to join a class action suit against PayPal for holding $100 way in excess of 120 days , since February 6, 2020. also contest a photograph Requirement- making it ripe for identity theft. I would mail one if kept secure in corporate headquarters; however, I do not trust Paypal and am willing to forfeit $100 to close account permanently.
No bank or investment house requires an uploaded photo. I want my credit card information deleted and then close account. Paypal, once a convenient site has become fraudulent in my opinion. Andrea <removed>, Esq.,Retired, Pro Se
Although my purchases were not thru Ebay.. they came from Facebook which directed me to pay thru paypal.. I have been trying since March to settle my cases .. yes I have 3 they denied although I have plenty of proof Paypals friends the criminals have fraudulently gained tracking numbers that never even belonged to them( the criminals) one tracking number is assigned to Amazon. So why do I have to sit back and let the criminal take charge .... everyday for over 100 days that's right Everyday I have called at least 7 times and messaged just as much I have NEVER spoke to anyone on the phone well I cant say that I called the merchant line and guess what they answered.. I have spent dozens and dozens of hours to get no where. I will also join in on a class action suit.. I am not a criminal I am a valued customer ..
I'm also been in dispute with PayPal over this same scam https://www.paypal-community.com/t5/Disputes-and-Limitations/Ordered-items-at-FRAUD-SCAM-WEBSITE-can... . I've provided a ridiculous amount of evidence to PayPal about this scam and PayPal hears me but they are not listening... PayPal Support - " I truly apologize for the delayed response and appreciate your patience while we work through our messages. I'm sorry to hear the order you received wasn't as described and the return shipping costs are expensive. Just like in-store purchases, the items must be returned by the buyer to receive a refund from the seller." It's not like a ordered a cotton shirt and received a Spandex shirt and wanted to return it for a refund. I ordered a greenhouse and received a paper mask. This is insane. There are hundreds of people on several different community threads reporting this same problem all the way back to January 2020. PayPal was fully aware of what is going on.
Here is they point that I believe many of you are missing. PayPal is not letting this continue for a few dollars in transaction fees. The reason they don't want to refund the money is because the seller knew exactly how to work the PayPal dispute process which has also been exploited even further because of the Covid crisis. Once the seller provided the tracking number and proved that an item (not they item you ordered) was delivered, PayPal releases the sellers funds. So, if PayPal was to rule the dispute in our favor they would not be able to recover the funds from the seller, thus it comes out of PayPal's pocket. With hundreds, possibly thousands of buyers scammed, PayPal would have a big loss which they are obviously not willing to take.
The seller also used the US Postal Service to send the "wrong item". It is clear from the amount of people who are listed as having this problem, that his intentions were to commit fraud from the start. I believe using the US Postal Service to aid in mail order fraud is a felony.
Make sure you all file IC3 reports with the FBI as I was instructed to do by PayPal and several other community members. PayPal's automated dispute system doesn't recognize this as fraud until you file. The FBI is not going to take notice and review PayPal's responses and processes unless they get enough of these reports. Here is the link to file: https://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx
I have been with PayPal since 1998 and with over 3,200 transactions in that time period I have never had a dispute filed on me, nor have I ever filed dispute on another seller. I have 3 eBay accounts that use PayPal, and 8 different business that use PayPal as the merchant processor.
If I don't get my money refunded to me, PayPal will lose a lot more than the money with all the merchant fees if I switch all of them to Stripe or Square.
Please do the right thing PayPal.
If you are rich then you can take on paypals lawyers and their legally agreed (in every country) user agreement individually if you like.
But you can't do a class action lawsuit anymore, read the link.
Found the above after quick search yesterday. I don't know what the outcome was for the lawsuit filed, but will check into it as soon as time allows this coming week.