two months before paypal decided to put ‘limited’ account status on my account thus hindering me account to be useless as I can’t send money or buy something over the web. here is the excerpt of the email stating the limited account status.
Dear Yakob ,,
We need your help resolving an issue with your account. To give us time to
work together on this, we’ve temporarily limited what you can do with your
account until the issue is resolved.
We understand it may be frustrating not to have full access to your PayPal
account. We want to work with you to get your account back to normal as
quickly as possible.
What’s the problem?
We noticed some unusual log in activity with your account. Please check
that no one has logged in to your account without your permission.
Take a moment to change your password and security questions and review
your account information and recent transactions for changes or unknown
If you see a payment you don’t recognise, go to the Resolution Centre and
report it by clicking “Dispute a Transaction”.
Case ID Number: PP-009-229-757-951
How you can help
It’s usually pretty easy to take care of things like this. Most of the
time, we just need a little more information about your account or latest
To help us with this and to find out what you can and can’t do with your
account until the issue is resolved, log in to your account and go to the
but after that I send an email to paypal stating that I really need the limited status account to be removed so I can access my money and in so doing it pleadingly. almost as if I beg for them to have mercy on me. suprisingly it works though. as of this morning I get this message from paypal.
Hello Yakob ,,
Our review is complete and we have restored your account.
We appreciate your patience and thank you for your help in making PayPal
the safest and most trusted online payment solution.
so what can be surmised to this debacle? well if you use paypal then you’ll have to face the fact that someday paypal will freeze your account and you needn’t to worry and thus contact paypal immediately to resolve this issues. and keep using paypal for your billing service as it so secure. 🙂