Money was taken from my PayPal account by a merchant. How did this happen?
You may have entered into a Billing Agreement with PayPal allowing this merchant to withdraw funds from your PayPal account.
To see which Billing Agreements are in effect for your PayPal account:
- Log in to your PayPal account.
- Click Settings (the gear icon) on the top right corner of the page
- Click Payments.
- Click Manage pre-approved payments under “Pre-approved payments”.
- Select the Billing Agreements.
Note: If you did not enter into an agreement, report the problem to the Resolution Centre.
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