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Question about stealth PP accounts

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by unit731, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. unit731

    unit731 Newbie

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    Hello all!

    I want to start selling on ebay and possibly use PP to take credit card payments on my shopify website but I made a paypal account when I was under 18 and they flagged my account and I got the infamous "you can't use paypal anymore". I was a fool and used my real social on the account as well so I think I might be screwed.

    Question is, if I make a paypal account for my ebay or even my website will it have to be a stealth account with a made up name and what not and what happens if they need me to verify the account with my social? Also, if it is a stealth account do they still allow money to be withdrawn to a bank account as long as it matches the same postal code?

    Thanks everyone for their input!
     
  2. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    yes, but it can be something similar, not exactly same as long as you use new info for everything else

    you give a EIN instead of SS after registering as a business

     
  3. unit731

    unit731 Newbie

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    Thank you for the reply!
    So just a quick question then. Would they then verify the EIN and realize the names aren't matching and flag the account?
     
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    toml3030 Elite Member

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    usually they don't check into that much detail unless you start moving huge (100K a month) amounts of money, usually a EIN check only means that they check those numbers are valid, they don't get enough info to figure out who the owner is
     
  5. unit731

    unit731 Newbie

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    Thank you for all the info! I appreciate it.
     
  6. unit731

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    Hi again, so I got my EIN and everything but when I go to sign up for a paypal buisness account it asks me right away for the last 4 of my social but I know my social will get flagged from my previous account. Am I supposed to sign up for a personal account then or something or is there a way to bypass this? Thanks again!
     
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    Unless they changed procedure the last year or so there is an option for new business accounts to enter EIN instead of SS. If they're asking you to personally verify the account, they couldn't identify you just by the last 4 digits unless you had other matching info. You could also buy a working paypal and link your bank account to it.
     
  8. Loops32

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    They did the same to me a couple of years ago. I just went ahead and added the last 4 of my social, they havent linked me to my banned account ever. Its been about 4 years.
     
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