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    Identity theft/Fraud!!!

    here is the scoope.... I only use pay pal for a few things.

    1. for my clen , been doing this for a while.
    2. sold a bike on ebay(1st time
    3.bought some B5 (1st time)

    So, me and the wife get home and open the mail and there is an NSF for the account... ...He(the bike purchaser) had $300 put in the account for a deposit on the bike and I put in $100 to cover the costs of the B5, plus a little extra for the wife(It is her personal checking account). So I am like WTF.....I get on line and the account is -$960. Thre ATM withdrawls in odd amounts, like $454.61. How the Hell do you take $454.61 out of an ATM??? So we head to the Bank. Aparantly Someone Used her info to make the withdrawls. They were in Canada, hence the odd amounts (American $ exchange).

    I can see if they were making on line purchases with her card #, but you need an actual card to make ATM withdrawls. And How the hell did they get her PIN??? Plus the 1st transaction put the account negative...and it allowed them to continue to withdrawl cash.

    They have started an investagation...but who knows when and even if I'll see the money back.

    BE CAREFULL USING PAY PAL OR ANY OTHER ONLINE PAYMENTS!!!!!!

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    holy ****!!

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    That sucks.
    This site might be able to steer you in the right direction.
    http://www.identitytheft.org/

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    This is odd, because Paypal doesn't give out your card number or your pin number to anyone. Sure its Paypal?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Impious
    This is odd, because Paypal doesn't give out your card number or your pin number to anyone. Sure its Paypal?
    I/she has not used the account except for these transactions in the last 2 mo. And she still has her ATM card...I have no clue as to what else it could be........And I know...pal does not even know her PIN...I am not trying yo accuse anyone(ie. the B5 guy or the bike guy). But how else could this happen???

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    Quote Originally Posted by MBaraso
    That sucks.
    This site might be able to steer you in the right direction.
    http://www.identitytheft.org/
    thanks brother..... I will check into that site

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    You should also check out this site. After you read the main page, check out the forums, scary stuff.

    http://www.paypalsucks.com/

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    From that site.

    1. According to PayPal accepting their ToS (Terms of Service) in effect means you waive your rights to credit card consumer protection laws, and that you may not issue a chargeback for unauthorized use of your credit card and PayPal account.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SV-1
    You should also check out this site. After you read the main page, check out the forums, scary stuff.

    http://www.paypalsucks.com/
    and a thanks to you to my friend

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    Quote Originally Posted by SV-1
    From that site.

    1. According to PayPal accepting their ToS (Terms of Service) in effect means you waive your rights to credit card consumer protection laws, and that you may not issue a chargeback for unauthorized use of your credit card and PayPal account.
    I believe that pertains to purches I have made and were not what they seemed or did not recieve.....This person is illeaglly going into my account and stealing money..

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    Quote Originally Posted by damiongage
    This person is illeaglly going into my account and stealing money..
    That's what "unauthorized use of your credit card and PayPal account." is. Very sorry about this bro, from everything I've read paypal is anything but helpful in these kind of situations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SV-1
    That's what "unauthorized use of your credit card and PayPal account." is. Very sorry about this bro, from everything I've read paypal is anything but helpful in these kind of situations.
    hopefully my bank will be...It is actually a debit/atm card

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    AND PEOPLE WONDER WHY I NEVER UTILIZE PAYPAL IN BUSINESS ENDEAVORS!

    They get sued weekly........ ............

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