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My account was used by a stranger

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My account was used by a stranger

Hi! today I received from a guy I don't know € 90 in my account. I wanted to send him an email but I said to wait a little longer. after 20 minutes I received notification that I bought something for 70 USD, but I didn't do anything ... the notification looks like this: "you paid 70,000 USD to x19 limited" which is some advertising site from what I saw. I was left with € 23 🙂 but I'm afraid that my account was used by someone else to buy something ... what can I do?

Re: My account was used by a stranger

Hello @Daniel447,


Thanks for using our Community Forums! I'm sorry to hear you've run into some unrecognized activity on your account. If you need to report any unauthorized activity through your PayPal account, you can do so through our Resolution Center. Here's a great Help Center article that can guide you through that process: How do I report an unauthorized transaction or account activity?


If you do not see the transaction in your PayPal history, we recommend contacting your funding source to see what options you have to report that transaction.


Best wishes,


 - Jon K

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