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UPDATE: PayPal have closed down my account as I didn't provide 'sufficient proof' that I am who I say I am. I provided a birth certificate, Passport, Bank statement and college ID's. So now I'm down £1,300! PayPal are a joke. I rung them up and went crazy, the guy said he will give me extra time to provide more proof, is he joking? What more proof can I show. So yeah, looks like I'm officially broke

Okay so this morning I made a few sales on eBay totaling up to over £1,000. I invested a large amount into this and around £400 is profit. I woke up happy as hell and went and shipped the items. When I returned home I recieved a call from a weird number something like "00 381 819 00" which is odd for the UK. I skeptically answered it to a woman telling me both of my accounts have been locked off and I cannot use them until this is resolved!

I have 2 paypals, 1 for ebay sales and 1 for personal use. Both of them have been froze and un-useable. 1 has a balance of £1,019 and the other has almost £300 in it! I told them due to previous issues that the bank account didn't belong to me and it was my Girlfriend's. They have basically right ok, well you might get your money and might not. This has more than pissed me off, I used all of my money to purchase the 2 items and re sell them.

Just beware of PayPal, I have had so many issues with them in the past!

Here's the snap I got of my balance before my account was locked:
https://gyazo.com/9cae2d7bb648b1dd0e1eba42f518e10e.png


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That sucks man, hope you get your money back!
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That sucks man, hope you get your money back!


Finger's crossed. Most likely not tho tbh, the person on the phone said that this is a strange case and she's unsure what will happen
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Thats why i stopped useing paypal and just use stripe instead paypal is a scam
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Damn man, that sucks!
Sounds like someone reported you!
Really hope you get the money back man that's a huge loss bro!
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I do hope you get this money back. If you do end up speaking to some form of support again try not to get mad they will be more likley to go out there way to help if you are not being a ass.
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kamilca wroteI do hope you get this money back. If you do end up speaking to some form of support again try not to get mad they will be more likley to go out there way to help if you are not being a ass.


Ay long time no see Also, I know its not the support teams fault. I don't get angry haha, I will just try to resolve this
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Amazon did this same thing to me. I had 740$ on one of my accounts and they put it on hold for no reason.

I finally got in touch with an account specialist and they said that my account was disabled due to them not being able to verify one of my debit cards. The card that they couldn't "verify" was a prepaid card and amazon said I must fax them a copy of my billing statement with my email of the account attached to it. I obviously was not able to do this and I haven't been able to use the account since
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Mr_Robot wroteAmazon did this same thing to me. I had 740$ on one of my accounts and they put it on hold for no reason.

I finally got in touch with an account specialist and they said that my account was disabled due to them not being able to verify one of my debit cards. The card that they couldn't "verify" was a prepaid card and amazon said I must fax them a copy of my billing statement with my email of the account attached to it. I obviously was not able to do this and I haven't been able to use the account since


They're all alike, scam artists is all they are
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Im having serious issues with paypal atm. They are taking my money but I called customer service which took ages to get to talk to someone. After I get it all fixed Im never using paypal again.
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