These scams target those who want give back, preying on your generous nature to scam you out of your money.
Beware of fake PayPal emails and text messages that ask you to verify your account—this is a scam.
Getting more money than you've asked for may seem great, but it could actually be part of a scam to steal your money.
If a buyer on Craigslist insists on only using PayPal to transfer money to you, be careful not to click on any links that they send you or you receive via email from PayPal.
In this scam, people sending payment via PayPal send more than you've requested, but you end up being the one to lose money.
Venmo users are noticing suspicious emails hitting their inboxes with claims of a large sum of money waiting to be transferred by a PayPal user.
Fake PayPal emails regarding your eBay transactions are sent by scammers to fake payments and steal your information.
Although buyers may seem like they're being helpful, an offer to organize shipping for you is often an attempt to scam you.
PayPal is a convenient way to pay for online purchases and has a reputation for safety and security. But scammers still find a way to use PayPal to help them steal products.
Scammers take advantage of PayPal's buyer protection program to scam sellers out of their money and items for sale.