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Paypal - Withrawing Money Advice needed

Discussion in 'Business & Tax Advice' started by Scorpion Ghost, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. Scorpion Ghost

    Scorpion Ghost Senior Member

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    Hey...

    Long story short, the country i've lived in since i was 9 years old (im 24 now) just rejected my nationality application, so i will be going back to the country i was born in (the balkans) very soon.

    I have very little money, i have NOBODY over there, and i don't speak the language that great either. Thanks God for the internet which will enable me to survive and put food on the table, even with $500 a month i can live decently over there. And thankfully i can make that money with a transcription company i work for, and of course im always trying to make even more money with any method/way possible...

    Anyway, the problem is that in the country i was born in paypal is not allowed for withrawing money from it. In other words, i either can't get paid on a paypal account if i open one in that country or i can't withraw money from it. Either way, im Fucked with a capital F...

    So im thinking to leave my paypal account as it is here where i live now, give my debit card to a good friend in order for him to withraw and send me the money i make. And also try to lift the withrawal limits (i think it's $2,500 per year now) before i leave with the ID and the rent proof that i got here. I'll also look into if i can actually withraw my money from the country i'll be going to, but that's besides the point.

    The point is that i can't open and use a paypal account in the country i'll be going to (I can only use one to pay for shit, but not receive money). So if i leave things here as they are, will i have any problems? Or basically, if i log into my paypal account which was opened here, from there, is that okay or will i risk getting banned or something?

    This all came as a huge shock to me, so i'm lost now and want to make sure i do everything i can before i leave this place because when i leave i won't be able to come back again (i'll be blacklisted)...
     
  2. Scorpion Ghost

    Scorpion Ghost Senior Member

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    Come on guys...

    For example:

    You have a paypal account which you opened and are using in France...

    Then you go to live in Zimbabwe, but keep using the same French paypal account...

    If you login into your paypal account from Zimbabwe, could it raise any flags and put your account at risk???
     
  3. whynotmakeit

    whynotmakeit Power Member

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    leaving your card with a friend bad idea!! I have accessed my paypal account from all over the world including some dodgy (in paypal's eyes) countries. Never a problem. Just setup a bank account before you leave that you can withdraw to and do transfers from that bank account by internet banking or with their app.....
     
  4. lucardk

    lucardk Registered Member

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    If your account was created in France and you start using it constantly from Zimbabwe you'll raise flags, I've talked about this with Paypal CS and if you plan to move to a different country you should open a new account or eventually they'll block you.
     
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  5. PrinceVisi

    PrinceVisi Elite Member

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    Do this. Talk to them. Involve no friend, especially when its about money.

    Out of curiosity where are you from?
     
  6. SEOMagicianAL

    SEOMagicianAL Regular Member

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    Payoneer, where in Balkan are you from?
     
  7. Scorpion Ghost

    Scorpion Ghost Senior Member

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    Well, i'm from Serbia originally...

    But i grew up in this piece of shit fucking human rights violating fucking country called Cyprus...
     
  8. SEOMagicianAL

    SEOMagicianAL Regular Member

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    Try payoneer, should work. Thought you might have been albanian
     
  9. Scorpion Ghost

    Scorpion Ghost Senior Member

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    haha not Albanian... Although there's a lot of bad blood between Serbs and Albanians, but i grew up away from all that shit, so it don't matter to me any...

    Yeah but problem is i got a lot of sites that don't pay via Payoneer...

    And to be honest, i have been using Paypal for one year, and i do not want to switch. And in particular this one company that i do transcription work for, that will be my bread and milk when i leave, and they only pay with paypal...

    This is literally a matter of life and death for me, i have nobody there, and you cannot get a job there without connections. And even if you do, the average salary is like 200-300 Euros a month, pathetic...

    So i HAVE TO figure this out, and stay safe, i have to...
     
  10. SEOMagicianAL

    SEOMagicianAL Regular Member

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    You can cash out from paypal to payoneer. You will get an account, american account with a mastercard debit that you can charge through that account.

    Posted via Topify using iPhone/iPad
     
  11. Scorpion Ghost

    Scorpion Ghost Senior Member

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    This is how things stand:

    Website (PTC, PTP, Transcription, etc) ----> PayPal ---> Bank Debit Card ---> Cash in my Hands...

    Ok, so making the money on the websites doesn't change any, except maybe for one survey site where i think if i change country i lose all my earnings, but that's small potatoes...

    Then the problem is that next link, getting money from Websites into my Paypal account. If i open one in Serbia then i cannot receive money there, and i'm screwed... But i can just leave the same account i've been using here in Cyprus, and then have somebody login when i gather some money, click the withraw button, and then 2-3 days later when the money gets deposited to my debit card, to withtraw the cash and send it to me...

    OR...

    When the money gets deposited to my debit card i can withraw it from a bank down in Serbia... I will go to the bank tomorrow morning to ask whether i can withraw money from a bank in serbia using the debit card i have here...
     
  12. SEOMagicianAL

    SEOMagicianAL Regular Member

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    Man are you evening listening? I am giving you the solution! Payoneer accepta serbian customers, get a cyprus proxy when you need to cash out to your payoneer account, withdraw money on any atm with your payoneer mastercard.

    Posted via Topify using iPhone/iPad
     
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  13. jokel661

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    Keep your PayPal and bank account from Cyprus and move to your Country.
    Call PayPal and tell them that you will travel to Serbia frequently to avoid any problem.
    Take all the documents with you (like bank statements, utility bills and make scanned copies in case)
    I have a US PayPal with Debit card from PP and now i am in Europe back and forth (the majority in Eu) without any problem accessing my US PayPal with EU IP with no VPN or proxy and withdrawing Money directly from my PP debit card from EU ATM.
     
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  14. Scorpion Ghost

    Scorpion Ghost Senior Member

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    Yeah, but my understanding is that i can't get money deposited into my account if it's created in serbia, i can only deposit money into it from a bank or something...

    OR

    I can get money deposited into a Serbian paypal account, but i cannot link it to a debit card and withraw that money from a bank... I can only spend it to shop online etc...

    And that won't work, this is gonna be my rent,water,food, etc money...

    And also, what are the extra fees im gonna have to pay if i do the payoneer thing???

    The only fees i'll have to pay with my approach is the Dollar to Euro conversion, and then 2 Euros per withrawal. And then probably some more fees for the friend to send me the money somehow...
     
  15. Scorpion Ghost

    Scorpion Ghost Senior Member

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    Perfect, exactly what i needed...

    Alright, so tomorrow i'll go to my bank and find out if i can withraw money from any Serbian bank using the Visa Debit Card i have now.

    And i'll also submit the necessary proof to lift the limits for my paypal account (now it's only 2.500 Dollars a year).

    And i'll also get in touch with paypal and explain the situation, like you said...

    Ok, i'm feeling more optimistic now :)
     
  16. Scorpion Ghost

    Scorpion Ghost Senior Member

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    Bro i just saw this message.. Thanks a lot for the advice, and i'll keep it in mind if i need it at some point... But i'd rather go with the other solution and not make any radical changes to something that works... Thanks a lot though :)
     
  17. jokel661

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    Proxy + PP =Limited account and Account flag .
    Take it from me.
     
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  18. Scorpion Ghost

    Scorpion Ghost Senior Member

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    I believe that...

    I mean, you use a PTC site with a proxy and they catch you (i've read so, i don't waste my time on trying to trick a site for 3 and a half cents :p ), so i can just assume paypal is much better at it...

    Yeah, even though im very inexperienced at using proxies, i keep that option for social networks and everything that doesn't involve money... Or in other words, any place where i can afford to lose an account/s...

    But paypal, and generally eBanks, nah, i'd rather not... :)

    Thanks jokel661 for setting me straight by the way, the little 3-step plan wouldn't have happened without you :D
     
  19. tony_d

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    As plenty of others have suggested - payoneer is probably your best bet (Y)
    And then use a VPN tunnel to access PP - proxy.sh comes to mind...