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Dear All, one week ago, I sent money to the wrong PayPal account. I did a mistake with the email. (Hotmail instead of Gmail) I did cancelled it an hour later. However, it is still showing " Cancellation pending until" and the amount as been taken from my account. The PayPal account I made the mistake with, does not exist. So the money have not been withdrawn. Should I worry and take more action ? Or will PayPal sort this out eventually ? Thank you in advance for your time.
Gosh you were lucky, if that mis-spelled email address was valid to another person you 'may' have lost your money !!
Luckily you could cancel, so when you cancel a payment those funds can't do a u-turn > they have to process through to paypal who will then either return them to your funding source (if you paid with a debit or credit card), or credit your paypal balance (if it was funded from your balance or instant bank transfer), but that takes a few days and sometimes up to a week.