What happens if I use fake name on PayPal?

What happens if I use fake name on PayPal?

What happens if I use fake name on PayPal?

For example, PayPal's sign-up process can be completed with a fake name. They'll have no ability to verify your identity unless you want to transfer your money somewhere else. ... If the names mismatch, you'll get flagged, which could lead to freezing your funds in the wallet.

Can you use another name on PayPal?

In most cases, to change your name on PayPal, you'll need a photo ID and another document that proves your name has changed. If you don't want to give PayPal your photo ID and another document, you can only change a few letters — this is so that you can fix typos.

When someone sends you money on PayPal can they see your name?

You can see the Sender's PayPal email address, their name, and optional note. And vice versa.

Can people see my name on PayPal?

In their (the sender) Account Transaction History, they will see your real name and email address if you have a Personal or Premier Account, if you have a Business Account, they will see your business name and email address.

Do you have to put your real name on PayPal?

PayPal requires users to use their real names on personal accounts. ... Although you'll still need to provide your real name to PayPal to set up your account, you can make your business name anything you want.

Is it against PayPal policy to use a fake name?

  • Re: I used a fake name signing up for PayPal HELP! 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.

Can You Hide Your Name on a PayPal account?

  • If you have a standard account on PayPal, you will not be able to hide your name. However, there is a way around this. If you set up a PayPal business account, you can set up the pen name as the name of your business. When receiving or sending money, instead of your personal name it’ll be the name of your business.

Can a PayPal account be in a different name?

  • Paypal account can be in a completely different name to the name on the bank account, and not only can PayPal not see this, but the banks don't care (with 1 or 2 high street bank exceptions). I'm sorry, but this is not opinion, but fact- and the reason why some people have a fistful of stealth Paypal accounts.

Is it illegal to receive money from PayPal under false pretences?

  • Receiving money under false pretences is fraud however you may wish to cut it. Fraud is a criminal offence. As for PP's TOS, getting your account frozen or closed altogether is not clever since many customers (including yours truly) prefer to use PayPal to make online payments.

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