Asked by: Trish Ollhoff
asked in category: General Last Updated: 18th May, 2020

Can PayPal get you arrested?

Yes, one can get into legal trouble for doing that. It is also possible for authorities to open an official investigation and request documentation logs from PayPal to see exactly what went on. People are not as anonymous on the internet as they think they are.

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Hereof, can PayPal send you to jail?

Of course, that assumes that you have these things to begin with and with a bank account, you have to have more money in the account than whatever your personal exemption amount is (it varies by state). But they CANNOT put you in jail. ONLY THE GOVERNMENT CAN DO THAT!

Furthermore, do PayPal get police involved? Paypal Holdings Inc. established the PayPal Global Investigations team to promote the safe use of its platforms, enhance the user experience and to collaborate with local, national and international police in apprehending and prosecuting criminals.

Secondly, can PayPal take legal action?

Paypal can take exactly the same legal actions against you as any creditor could -- take you to court for wilful nonpayment of debt, sell your debt to a collections agency, or anything else a business would do with a deadbeat customer.

Can you get your money back from PayPal if you get scammed?

For a buyer, getting money from PayPal, after being scammed, process is very easy and can be done by reporting a dispute with PayPal using their dashboard. Decisions usually take 5 to 10 days and are mostly ruled in favor of the buyer. PayPal will return money to the buyer after an investigation.

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