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    • Mand1971
    • By Mand1971 12th Oct 18, 7:28 PM
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    Paypal balance hold
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    • 12th Oct 18, 7:28 PM
    Paypal balance hold 12th Oct 18 at 7:28 PM
    My stupid 18yr old son allowed his ex boss to sell car parts on his ebay account. His ex boss ran up a debt on ebay which i paid off. We found out that he has done this before with another young lad that worked for him. There is 322 held in paypal as his paypal account has been froze with the credit it in. Can they withhold your money? its been 3 months now and I need the money back thanks
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    • twhitehousescat
    • By twhitehousescat 12th Oct 18, 10:20 PM
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    • 12th Oct 18, 10:20 PM
    hold it for 6 mths , 180 days I think
    Time pretending I was asleep whilst under his desk , has given me insight to this sordid world
    • forgotmyname
    • By forgotmyname 13th Oct 18, 1:12 AM
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    • 13th Oct 18, 1:12 AM
    Paypal users have 6 months to make a claim so expect the funds to be held that long. If you get them any sooner then all good.
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    • soolin
    • By soolin 13th Oct 18, 6:45 AM
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    As above, 180 days. Plus it is likely the PayPal account will be closed after wards and your son, and anyone associated with him will be unlikely to be allowed another one in the future.
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