PayPal Flags Transaction With the Word "Persian" In The Description

PayPal Flagged

Reddit user u/OsrsNeedsF2P posted a screenshot of a notice someone received from PayPal because a transaction’s description containted the word “Persian.” PayPal made the following demand for KYC/AML information in order to “resolve the compliance inquiry”:

On June 01, 2021, you sent a payment […] for “Dinner at the Persian.” Please provide the following information:

  • An explanation of the reference “Persian.”
  • The purpose of this payment, including a complete and detailed explanation of what is intended to be paid for.



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