For the most part, PayPal is safe when you use it to send money.
But PayPal is a reputable company with enough security and consumer protection in place to keep you relatively safe online.
Data security: PayPal’s website is secure and encrypted.
Can you get scammed with PayPal?
Once a scammer has hacked into somebody else’s PayPal account (as in the case of the phishing email scam), they can make purchases and send payments with the money from the account they have taken over. PayPal may reimburse the seller if they are able to confirm that the account that made the payment was hacked.
Can you get scammed by giving someone your PayPal email?
Can you get scammed by giving someone your PayPal email? If you give them an email address linked to your PayPal account, several things can happen. They can try to guess your password and gain access to your PayPal or other accounts. If you have 2-factor authentication set up, this is less of a danger.
Does PayPal steal your money?
PAYPAL STEAL YOUR MONEY. To anyone that comes across this, don’t use PayPal they steal your money or they are scumbags who force money out of you. I recommend you don’t use PayPal because if this happens to you they won’t be useful and will make YOU pay this money back.