Hickory, NC asked in Consumer Law for North Carolina

Q: Can paypal legally keep my deposit that was put in my wife’s account

My wife and I had our federal Tax return deposited into her paypal account. Since then they have put limitations on the account, while trying to life those limitations we discovered that in order to do direct the deposit The first name on the deposit is supposed to match that of the account holder and ours doesn’t. It’s in my name so can they keep my money

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Lynn Ellen Coleman
Lynn Ellen Coleman
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  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • KERNERSVILLE, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: They can hold it, but once it is proven that she was authorized to accept it, they should release the funds.

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