Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns. I happen to be a Pennsylvania licensed professional and will try to help.This is a situation that is based on contract law. In essence if you signed an agreement permitting Amazon to hold your funds, they are able to do so. Pennsylvania, as yet, has no case law on this as the current stance is to defer to the written terms in the agreement. Your case would hold up if you have nothing in writing expressly permitting them to hold the funds--then this becomes both a replevin and a breach of contract claim. This isn't conversion as they aren't actively stealing, merely holding onto the funds too long.Good luck.
I understand that, but does Pennsylvania have any laws specifically pertaining to money transmitters? In the State of Washington apparently, there are laws specifically restricting how long a money transmitter can hold on to the money that they owe to you (http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2020568463_amazonsellersuitxml.html). Are there any statutes or is there any case law at all that can help you recover money that a money transmitter is required to refund? Are there any limitations that money transmitters are bound by in Pennsylvania in terms of holding on to funds?
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