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Beware: paypal will now hold your funds for 21 days no matter what

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by zxc2232, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. zxc2232

    zxc2232 Newbie

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    What a fuckers.
    From now paypal will randomly hold your funds for 21 days even if you receive your payment outside of ebay, no matter how (via pp invoice etc)
     
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  2. PayBayZon

    PayBayZon Junior Member

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    It's been for awhile now. Happen to some of my stealth account. Just a miss and hit
     
  3. RMX

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    It's random. This is not official, so stop scaring everyone.
     
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  4. zxc2232

    zxc2232 Newbie

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    FTFY. I wonder if it's random per account or per payment?
     
  5. DougG79

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    This has been going on for a while, nothing new. I never get a hold on any money outside of ebay myself.
     
  6. SEOHULK

    SEOHULK BANNED BANNED

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    Insane. PayPal is the only bank that is not required to behave like a bank. :\
     
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  7. imm088

    imm088 Registered Member

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    Paypal is not a bank
     
  8. YellowBoi

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    LOL.....random? I've been hit 5 times now.
     
  9. badut jenaka

    badut jenaka Regular Member

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    Only for new account right?
     
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    SerpEvil Supreme Member

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    paypal sucks for long time now.
     
  11. haki_master

    haki_master Regular Member

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    Never happened to me for transactions outside of ebay and i hope it wont
     
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  12. HerpDerpSlerp

    HerpDerpSlerp Power Member

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    what amounts are we talking about and is it business or personal account? how aged and how many transactions? What country? Never once had this problem.
     
  13. Getwhatchuwant

    Getwhatchuwant Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Never had that problem either been using them for years and I send and receive money almost daily.
     
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    Its their new feature, they allow people to pay for items, but the money doesnt get taken for 21 days... Its a royal PAIN in the ass, especially if they decide to chargeback after 21 days... What can you really do then..
     
  15. Techxan

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    I seldom do ebay, but the longest hold I have ever had was 2 days. I use paypal a lot.
     
  16. SnakePliskin

    SnakePliskin BANNED BANNED

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    It's completely random. It happened to my premiere account once or twice and I have had that account for years. No need to think about it much further.

    Note to all: IT IS COMPLETELY RANDOM
     
  17. Leith

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    It is completely random.

    How do I know? I've made around 5 or 6 stealth accounts in the past month from different sources and another thing I realised is that it only happens to personal accounts and not business accounts.
     
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  18. susanjabs

    susanjabs Junior Member

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    wrong info. paypal do only if their robots triggered something wrong with your account. i've been paypal user from past 4 years and had have no issue
     
  19. pompano

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    Yeah, I have a business account and I have never had that problem. Out of interest, why do people make stealth paypal accounts? Maybe I am not blackhat enough to understand? :)
     
  20. YellowBoi

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    nah, it's my own personal account that I've had for years. But I sold a few items on ebay recently so that could be why.