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I noticed this question was posted a long time ago and perhaps things have changed so I took the liberty to dig in again and also aggregate most of the answers given here and here’s what I found: It’s indeed impossible to buy Bitcoins with Paypal DIRECTLY even today and it's mainly because of Paypal’s TOS (Section 3.7 here) and the issues of chargeback. ...


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That is not possible. By the decentralized design of Bitcoin, nobody has the ability to "cancel" the coins in an address held by someone else. I'm sorry you were hacked, but it is almost certainly impossible to recover, block, or trace the funds at this point.


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Bitocin and Litecoin have the same problems when trying to buy them with funding methods that allow chargeback.This is mainly because of Paypal’s TOS (Section 3.7 here) and the fact that your can't chargeback Liteocin since it is considered as cash. Having said that there are still a few ways you can buy Litecoin with Paypal or a credit card. Use VirWox to ...


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LocalBitcoins.com has person-to-person PayPal trading: http://localbitcoins.com/buy-bitcoins-online/paypal https://localbitcoins.com/sell-bitcoins-online/paypal/ There are also discussion forums where people frequently discuss about PayPal, avoiding fraud there, etc. Here is an example: https://localbitcoins.com/forums/#!/trading#getting-paypal-...


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The best way to do it is in person, with cash. Most other methods are traceable. Provided you don't live in the middle of nowhere, it's pretty easy to find at least someone nearby who's willing to buy, and if you're serious about anonymity that extra travel distance is probably a minor issue.


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you can claim a chargeback from paypal or open ticket to paypal saying you were hacked. Besides that there is nothing else you can do.


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Some people are selling bitcoins and receiving PayPal payment on LocalBitcoins.com: https://localbitcoins.com/sell-bitcoins-online/paypal/ LocalBitcoins is in-person exchange. The problems with PayPal tend to hit the bitcoin seller; because PayPal transfers are reversible and bitcoin transactions are irreversible you must trust the party to whom you are ...


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Unlike PayPal payments, Bitcoin payments are not reversible. PayPal payments are reversible up to 60 days. Accepting PayPal payments to pay for bitcoins exposes your service to a stolen credit card fraud and PayPal friendly fraud The fraudulent buyer makes the payment in PayPal, then the payment is disputed few days after the buyer received the bitcoins. ...


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Addresses are intended to be used once, and there are problems with reuse, but it is usually safe to just use the same one repeatedly for donations if you don't have a way to update it easily. However, Bitcoin is still a new technology, so this may change in the future (making reuse stop working) - read the release notes of new versions before you upgrade to ...


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Bitcoin is not tied to bank accounts but instead lives on a distributed ledger known as a blockchain. This ledger is verified and stored by thousands of nodes across the world. Selling and buying bitcoin is not part of the protocol for Bitcoin, and instead is bought and sold on Exchange services such as Coinbase, Kraken, Gemini, etc. or Peer-to-Peer/Face-to-...


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If you have them in an exchange like coinbase.com: (1) sell them into your bank account, (2) connect your bank account to PayPal, (3) transfer them from your bank account to PayPal. If you have them on your hard-drive, step (0) is to open an account on an exchange like coinbase.com and send them to your coinbase.com account. Then go to steps (1), (2) and (3)...


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Braintree is owned by PayPal so I believe you would have to integrate with them: https://www.braintreepayments.com/


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You will have to go through alot to get nearly enough rep for people to trade with you. Here are a few tips you could do to get you off your feet. Try offering trades especially in small amounts. Don't be afraid to go first. If someone scams you, you can charge back. If you have any reputable friends that trust you, you could get them to vouch for you. ...


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Unfortunately this is something only Twitch could publish. They don't even mention Bitcoin in their 2015 Retrospective, but maybe they will for the 2016 one.


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I use Paxful, they have many different payment options including paypal. It is P2P though, but there is escrow and you can see if the seller is online and if they are it takes about 5 minutes to complete the entire process. Users have feedback and reviews etc. You never have to really even talk to the seller, just leave them a message and send the funds ...


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I don't know of any services, especially automatic, which accept PayPal. LocalBitcoins will rarely have vendors accepting PayPal, and even then, it's going to be very much a reputation based judgement call. A vendor accepting PayPal has everything to lose (the Bitcoins and the PayPal money), so I'd be highly doubtful any service would even accept PayPal, let ...


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Another option is to use cash to buy a pre-paid Visa (or MasterCard or American Express) card from a supermarket or convenience store. Then, create an account with an online exchange, and use the prepaid card to fund the account, then use the funds to buy bitcoins. To be sure to cover your tracks, use Tails/TOR when connecting to the online exchange.


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A bitcoin ATM. When it asks if you have a wallet, answer negatively to get a paper wallet printed for you. Then load the paper wallet and walk away. After that transaction is confirmed, sweep the paper wallet funds into your own personal wallet. As someone else noted, this is not the cheapest way to do things, but it is safer than meeting someone with cash.


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I agree with @nuggetbram, in person is the most practical way. An alternative is buying from a BTC ATM, for cash. Those tend to charge very high fees, though, and would limit the amount you can buy per transaction (there should be no problem splitting to multiple transactions, though, as each is independently anonymous). Due to strict anti money ...


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Try LocalBitcoins: https://localbitcoins.com/buy-bitcoins-online/paypal/ https://localbitcoins.com/sell-bitcoins-online/paypal/ If you are selling Bitcoins make sure the buyer is reputable - pick a Sell Bitcoins online advertisement with green thumb. Please note that the buy price is higher with PayPal, because the sellers price in the risk of doing ...


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Bitcoins cannot be "transferred" to any fiat currency or any bank account. If you need to liquidify your bitcoins and you want to get fiat currency in exchange, you can sell your bitcoins in Bitcoin exchanges. Alternative is that you directly spend bitcoins on bought products and services. If you just want to store your bitcoins you can create your own ...


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What might exist is a service that lets you pay for charges with Bitcoin and then the recipient gets to withdraw the proceeds of the sale using PayPal. So you would simply need to sell to yourself. For example, I see that Fiverr accepts BItcoin for payment: http://blog.fiverr.com/fiverr-now-accepting-bitcoins and I believe they offer withdrawal via PayPal ...


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On Jul 14 2012 at 10:13 Abhishek M. wrote "I want to know all the options available for converting these earned Bitcoins to Paypal USD." There are nine different bitcoin debit cards available on the first 10 results when you Google 'bitcoin debit cards': https://www.google.com/search?q=bitcoin+debit+cards ANXBTC.com says "let your Bitcoins do everything ...


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You can buy Bitcoin via credit card / paypal via https://xcoins.io Disclaimer: I do work for them as an Software Engineer in our Santa Monica office.


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Coinbase is pretty much the standard most people use. There are other sites, with varying degrees of reliability and legitimacy. I'd stick with CB


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wesellcrypto.com best site if you want to buy btc with paypal www.virwox.com most reliable site to buy btc with paypal. cons: expensive! more than 20% fees coinbase Low fee for PayPal, only in the US


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Brawker solves this by letting you fulfill fiat currency orders for other people, which then release BTC for you upon completion of the order.


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Since you are asking if there is an exchange that accepts PayPal -> Bitcoin the short answer is no. However; Localbitcoins is a great place where you can meet other buyers/sellers such as yourself who are willing to convert your Paypal funds to Bitcoin. Make sure to look at the seller/buyer's feedback so to not get scammed. It is relatively safe, and is ...


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