Quick Answer: Can PayPal Track You Down?

Can you check someone’s PayPal history?

Re: How do I check somebody’s history?

There’s really no dependable features to do what you have in mind however, if a website displays a PayPal Verified Seal, you can click on that link, login into PayPal and view the vendor’s or seller’s information.

Can you make a PayPal with a fake name?

PayPal has no way of verifying your name until you submit required information and then PayPal needs to verify it with the bank account. A person isn’t alllowed to use a fake name; that’s against PayPal policy, but people still do it.

How do I have someone pay me via PayPal?

Hi rayroberts, In order to send funds from one PayPal account to another you would need the other person’s email address. Once you have their email address all you will need to do is click on the “send money” tab and enter the details.

Can I hide my real name on PayPal?

You can hide your real name by setting up a PayPal business account with your pen name as the name of your business. You still have to tell PayPal your real name, but customers will only see your business name. If you’re already logged in to your personal PayPal account, sign out first.

Can I be anonymous on PayPal?

To make an anonymous online payment with PayPal, you’ll need to register a payment card or bank account. When you make the transaction, your recipient will only see your registered name and email address. That way, you can make anonymous payments that are difficult to trace back to you.

How do I hide my identity on PayPal?

Hello. You can hide your real name by setting up a PayPal business account with your pen name as the name of your business. You still have to tell PayPal your real name, but customers will only see your business name. If you’re already logged in to your personal PayPal account, sign out first.

Can I hide my address on PayPal?

You just need to click edit contact information in paypal invoice in order to hide or remove your name and address from the invoice. All you need to do in order to stay anonymous is to remove couple of fields in the invoice.

Can I give PayPal a fake SSN?

A person isn’t alllowed to use a fake name; that’s against PayPal policy, but people still do it. Since PayPal has your SSN and other information it is unulikely you would be able to open a new account as those numbers are on record and couldn’t be used again.

Should I give PayPal my Social Security number?

Why Does PayPal Ask for SSN Details When It is Not a Bank? PayPal asks for SSN because it needs the data for sales or credit information. You do not need to provide your social security number for buying transactions. Legally, you are not obligated to supply the number as a buyer.

Why can’t PayPal change my address?

Your primary address on PayPal is your shipping address, so make sure it is updated if you purchase something online with PayPal. You cannot change your primary address to one in another country; if you’re moving internationally, you will have to close your PayPal account and start a new one.

What information does PayPal sender see?

In that case the buyer must see your name and should also see your address. A buyer has a right to know the name and address of the seller. If you have a PayPal business account, then your business name will be displayed rather than yourpersonal name.

Does PayPal show my name when I send money?

When you send money for an item your seller will see your name, address and email address. This information is provided to assist with the shipping of your item. You will only see your seller’s email address as you do not need their shipping information.

Can you make a fake PayPal?

Hi, you “can” create a PayPal account with fake info. However, some merchants only accept payment from verified PayPal account. Besides, unverified PayPal account has limitations, or you might need to prove your identity if requested. Failed to do so can cause your PayPal account and funds to be frozen.

Can you track someone through PayPal?

You don’t have to trace anything? You can just click on more details and paypal will tell you everything about the seller like the address,phone number, email address, and full name. Of course you could fake this info, you still have to run paypal through your bank so no matter what, you’re going to leave a trail.