Scary Paypal Email

Jump to Last Post 1-3 of 3 discussions (7 posts)
  1. sid_candid profile image60
    sid_candidposted 7 years ago

    I got an email from Paypal which said:

    Your PayPal balance was auto withdrawn

    Dear Siddharth Pani,

    Your PayPal balance was automatically transferred to your ICICI in India, x-3321 on Sep 12, 2011.

    Your balance is automatically withdrawn daily.

    Yours sincerely,
    PayPal.

    Why did they do this. I had $14 in it for a while and just got another $20 yesterday. I have not made any changes to my account either. As I am in India its almost impossible to call Paypal as they don have an office in India.

    1. livelonger profile image94
      livelongerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      "Yours sincerely"?

      Feels like spam. Don't click on any link in the actual email. Log in to PayPal by typing in paypal.com directly into your browser and check.

      1. sid_candid profile image60
        sid_candidposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I have and yes the balance is transferred to my bank account.

        1. livelonger profile image94
          livelongerposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          That is odd. Maybe you need to contact them to tell them you never authorized auto withdrawals, or you did so by accident.

        2. Glenn Stok profile image98
          Glenn Stokposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Did you ever log into your PayPal account by clicking a link in an email similar to that?  Or any link from any email?  If you did, then you gave your logon ID and password to a hacker. If you can 't call from India, you can use online chat or email to notify PayPal. Just log into your account and go to the Security and Protection link at the top. Don't delay.

  2. relache profile image86
    relacheposted 7 years ago

    I'd recommend that you read over the PayPal rules and conditions as they apply to India and make sure you understand all the tiny details.

  3. skyfire profile image72
    skyfireposted 7 years ago

    Indian govt placed limitation of 10 dollar balance in paypal, this money should be withdrawn within 7 days or else it'll be transfered automatically.You are also not allowed to use balance for online spendings.Paypal is not a bank,thats why these restrictions are applied. This change is applicable since march 2011.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)