American Express / Paypal Question

Can anybody give me a definitive answer on this question please?

I purchased a s/h item on eBay from an somebody who runs a business but was selling the item as a private individual. The item would have been used for business purposes if that makes any difference.

I funded the PayPal transaction with my AMEX card.

It is currently the subject of a "materially not as described" dispute with PayPal.

To what extent can I rely on AMEX if PayPal fail to sort this?



  • bengalknights
    You can rely on AMEX to do a chargeback claim if paypal dont find in your favour but the problem would be that Paypal would then block you for not agreeing to there T&Cs.
  • lisyloo
    lisyloo Posts: 29,639 Forumite
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    Paypal are well known to side with buyers (much to the distate of sellers). I've won every paypal claim I've put in.
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