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Published on 31 May 2016

PayPal terminates anti-Israel BDS France account

The Jerusalem Post confirms the apparent closure on Monday.

PayPal is subject to very strict customer rules

Published in the Jerusalem Post May 31st 2016
Paypal, a global leader in online payment services, blocked payments to the anti-Israel movement Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) chapter in France in May. 
When the Post clicked the PayPal section on the main page of BDS France website, the response read: “This recipient is currently unable to receive money." Previous Post attempts in May revealed a functioning electronic transfer payment process.
The ostensible termination of the PayPal account for the BDS chapter in France comes on the heels of the giant French bank Credit Mutuel’s closure of its account with BDS France in May.
Daphna Mackover,a PayPal spokeswoman told the Post, “PayPal is subject to very strict customer confidentiality rules, so we can’t confirm or deny any limitation of a specific account. As we said, compliance with all local laws is something we take very seriously. PayPal has dedicated significant resources to combat the use of our secure payment platform for illegal activities and works collaboratively with law enforcement agencies around the world to support both the detection of crime and the conviction of criminals" ... Read more.

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