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Syria Sanctions Means that Paypal is UnavailableI tried to check my Paypal account from Aleppo, Syria, but I was struck to find this message after I tried to log into my account:Error 3028. You have accessed your account from a sanctioned country. Per international sanctions regulations, you are not authorized to access the PayPal system. [...]

Syria Sanctions Means that Paypal is Unavailable

I tried to check my Paypal account from Aleppo, Syria, but I was struck to find this message after I tried to log into my account:

Error 3028. You have accessed your account from a sanctioned country. Per international sanctions regulations, you are not authorized to access the PayPal system.
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Wade from Vagabond Journey.com
in Aleppo, Syria- April 13, 2009
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It is now evident that Paypal abides by political sanctions. I did not see this coming.

So I will not be able to check my Paypal account until I exit Syria. If you have recently made a contribution to Vagabond Journey, I want you to know that I really appreciate it.

If you would like to make a donation, now would be a really good time to do so, as my travel funds are quickly depleting themselves.

I really love working on this site full time, but I need to keep my expenditure/ expense fraction constant. Reader contributions really help me to be able to do this. I truly appreciate any amount donation that you can make.

Thank you,

Wade

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Syria Sanctions Means that Paypal is Unavailable

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Wade Shepard is the founder and editor of Vagabond Journey. He has been traveling the world since 1999, through 88 countries. He is the author of the book, Ghost Cities of China, and contributes to The Guardian, Forbes, Bloomberg, The Diplomat, the South China Morning Post, and other publications. has written 3422 posts on Vagabond Journey. Contact the author.

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  • Assi September 1, 2010, 12:13 am

    why the world think aleppo a poor city? maybe because aleppo have a good hearts have no hurts for [the other [people]] every one understand this words and we must make our selves by our own if [the other people] won’t help us lake our help for them

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    • Wade | Vagabond Journey.com September 1, 2010, 10:18 am

      Aleppo is far from poor. I found a great country in Syria.

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