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Paypal Account at risk?

  1. sid_candid profile image61
    sid_candidposted 5 years ago

    I got paid for article writing by a client and after 10 minutes recieved a warning email from Paypl. Here is the email:

    A review of recent transactions indicates that you might have received a
    payment that the PayPal account holder did not authorise.

    To protect you from problematic transactions, we sometimes request
    additional information about PayPal payments.

    We need more information about this transaction. Please log in to your
    PayPal account, click the "Resolution Centre" tab, and provide more
    information by 08/01/2012.

    We recommend that you do not post the item until our investigation is
    complete. If you've already posted the item, please log in and let us know
    where you posted it.

    We have placed a temporary hold on the funds until we complete our

    If you need to provide information by fax, click and print a cover sheet:
    https://www.paypal.com/in/cgi-bin/?cmd= … 0-732-278.

    Please fax proof of postage or proof of refund to +1-402-537-5760.

    I contacted the seller and he said he has not filed a dispute. Is my paypla account at risk? What can I do about it?

    1. couturepopcafe profile image59
      couturepopcafeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Call PayPal directly and speak to a live person.  They will go in and talk you through everything they see and know on your account.  If it's a real issue, they'll tell you why.  If it's a scam, you saved yourself and warned paypal

  2. sid_candid profile image61
    sid_candidposted 5 years ago

    I can't call them as I am not from US.

  3. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 5 years ago

    Then do what they ask...

    Sound like you may have an unscrupulous client or it could be a mistake on Paypal's side.