Identity theft happens when someone steals your identity information and uses it to commit a crime, like fraud.
PayPal works 24 hours a day, seven days a week to protect your identity with industry leading technology and ongoing education. If you suspect a problem, PayPal has specialists worldwide ready to help.
PayPal offers education about things you can do.
PayPal offers powerful tools for your protection.
PayPal helps you when there is a problem.
PayPal offers privacy, prevention and protection.
Our goal is to enable the community of PayPal users to stay safe online.
- PayPal enables you to pay without the seller ever seeing your bank or credit card account numbers.
- We deploy industry-leading fraud prevention technology that monitors transactions for suspicious activity.
- We work with law enforcement throughout the world to apprehend and prosecute fraudsters and identity thieves. Read how PayPal's fraud investigators have helped apprehend an identity thief and ensnared a criminal who sent fraudulent emails.