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digitalscience says

I lose quite a bit because I use moneybookers – the money goes from US dollars (FlashDen) to Euros (Moneybookers) to Rands (my bank) so the money get’s exchanged 3 times. And because exchange rates are up and down at the moment you could lose a fair amount in the transfer. I think next month I’ll try a direct transfer from FlashDen.

oh and with moneybookers they also ask you to verify your place of residence. They posted me a letter which had a confirmation code which I had to verify on their website to prove that I live at that address. It’s just a standard security measure so don’t worry about it. It also increases your transfer limit so it’s a good thing to do.

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LucidStudios says
oh and with moneybookers they also ask you to verify your place of residence. They posted me a letter which had a confirmation code which I had to verify on their website to prove that I live at that address. It’s just a standard security measure so don’t worry about it. It also increases your transfer limit so it’s a good thing to do.

I think that is an optional step and verifying your home address also increases your limit.

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Chuckanucka says

I moved from moneybookers to paypal because their exchange rates are crazy, its a shame because paypal needs some healthy competition.

why we have to have any third party taking a cut of our earnings is beyond me (not a fault of FD, but the internet in general).

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LucidStudios says
I moved from moneybookers to paypal because their exchange rates are crazy, its a shame because paypal needs some healthy competition. why we have to have any third party taking a cut of our earnings is beyond me (not a fault of FD, but the internet in general).

but without the help of those third parties you cannot receive payments or use bank wire method :)

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theflyingtinman says

It’s not just just Paypal .. It’s any account you may have with a bank that is not based in the country where you live. I live in the US but maintain a bank account in South Africa with one of South Africa’s big national banks. A couple of years ago I had my account frozen for awhile until I could provide proof of identity and offshore address. (very much the same documentation as Paypal are requesting from you) It is a measure designed to reduce money laundering and terrorist funding.

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dSKY says

what about payoneer.com ?

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LucidStudios says
what about payoneer.com ?

I have got a payoneer card and I must admit that it solved all my online payment problems :)

I use payoneer card only for making payments like hosting etc.

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