posted on Sep, 5 2005 @ 02:11 PM
Paypal has taken Money that does not belong to them, they froze the Money of a site that was collecting money for relief funds for hard hit areas of
This brilliant wheeze will delay payments to poor people from hurricane Katrina. The good folks at Something Awful, themselves victims of the
hurricane, decided to put their mouths where the money is and set up an account to take donations for the Red Cross.
Something Awful has a history of helping out, and has raised tens of thousands of dollars in the name of charities before, and will probably do so
This time, it may have made a mistake by choosing Paypal. SA received $20,000 in less than half a day, and then Paypal decided to shut the fund down.
What's the problem? "We have received more than one report of suspicious behavior from your buyers."
Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
This is a big problem with Paypal, not only has it happened this 1 time, it has happened many many other times. I had had my share of problems with
this company in the past and don't understand why people still suggest them.
There are alot of sites that point out problems with Paypal similar to this one, and in most cases never gets resolved.
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[edit on 9-9-2005 by asala]