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Paypal limiting your account

Discussion in 'Business & Tax Advice' started by Polluxo, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. Polluxo

    Polluxo Newbie

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    Now they want photo ID, my SSN, invoices, proof of delivery, etc... What triggers this? How can I avoid it? How easy is it to forge this information to Paypal's standards. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. tronlegacy

    tronlegacy Junior Member

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    Usually if there is alot of chargebacks or buyers filing disputes. Or if they randomly suspect fraud behavior.

    They do not do any checking on this stuff they just take your word for it. But if you ever had to go to court or had to verify information, they would allege identity fraud claiming you stole an identity. Then it would be up to you to just flat out say, "No I didn't STEAL an identity, I FRAUDULENTLY created one".
     
  3. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    if your account wasn't verified until now, then the answer is pretty simple
    if it was, it's a little bit complicated to tell what triggered this, see possibly answers above
     
  4. Polluxo

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    Thanks for the feedback as always.

    Just curious about them asking for proof of SSN? What other proof than an SSN number could they want? Do they run an identity check through the system?
     
  5. SmileAtmyWins

    SmileAtmyWins BANNED BANNED

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    Probably your SS card scanned/faxed/emailed. You could always just get another PP account and you get to use your money again in 180 days.