My PayPal account got hacked, what do I do?

A simple guide for solving this common PayPal problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

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You will need to contact PayPal immediately but first attempt to change your password - https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/security/report-identity-theft PayPal phone number - https://gethuman.com/phone-number/PayPal I hope this helps!
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Author:The GetHuman TeamJanuary 15th, 2016

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After thousands of PayPal customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: My PayPal account got hacked, what do I do?; I opened a paypal account and attached my bank account to it I received notification on my bank stat; how do i update my credit card on pay pal; my paypal account has been restricted for around a year now despite countless attempts to lift th...; responding to request for more information, cas; I can't get into prepaid account y'all have last four digits of card wrong and I have no option to change it... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 1 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 112 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting PayPal. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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