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  • 5 replies
    • Silicernium
      Joined: 22.12.2009 Posts: 3,203
      Why don't you want to verify your Skrill acc? What will you do, if the pokerplatform wants these documents from you? Will you quit poker? Will you leave without withdrawing?

      It is a very normal situation and nothing unusual.
    • oblitron
      Joined: 22.01.2010 Posts: 238
      ragney, this is a standard procedure that all e-wallets (Skrill, Neteller, PayPal) follow to verify the users' identity. They are required by law to do this to prevent money laundering. They don't do it as soon as someone opens an account because that would require A LOT of personnel. They only do it after your account has shown activity over a certain amount, and apparently the time has come for your Skrill account.

      As Silicernium pointed out, most poker rooms will also ask for an ID document before you can make a withdrawal, so I'm afraid not sharing personal documents is not an option. In fact, some poker sites will also ask for a screenshot of your Skrill account.
    • ragney
      Joined: 02.08.2010 Posts: 2,417
      I've withdrawn over $3000 from my poker room without uploading any documents...
    • IngridN
      Joined: 02.03.2011 Posts: 12,162
      Hi ragney,

      Poker room or eWallet companies are both performing these regular checks all the time. Its very standard and its mostly for your personal protection. Once they clear your details, you good to go.

      I'm sorry but there is nothing else to be done except you sending in the requested documents.

    • 1z2x3y
      Joined: 15.01.2010 Posts: 67
      Originally posted by ragney
      I've withdrawn over $3000 from my poker room without uploading any documents...

      Yes ragney you may have withdrawn $3000 from your account over a period of time, but you have never tried to withdraw that much in one transaction.

      There is a maximum withdrawl limit per transaction in any 90 days period on all accounts, until you get verified.

      Just like PayPal & all Online e-wallets.

      Ragney, if you log into your account on the left hand side there is a option in the side menu titled ~ View Limit, go there and you can choose between 3 options on verifying your details. It's easy & simple, the best option is to verify your address - all they do is send a letter to your house with a password & then you put that password into your account & they will increase you withdrawl amounts.

      Or you can choose either the verify your credit/debit card option / verify your bank account.

      So stop crying & actually open your eyes as to what is in front of you in your account.

      If that one made you cry, winge & moan


      Non-business accounts will be charged a monthly service fee of 1.50 USD (or equivalent). The fee will be waived and thus the usage of the Skrill (Moneybookers) service is FREE if the user has logged into the account or made a transaction in the last 18 months. Otherwise the service fee will be deducted monthly from the account balance.


      Money Laundering Prevention

      What am I asked to do?
      You may find that you are asked to confirm your identity and other personal details. Moneybookers has established special verification systems involving your bank account or payment card to prove your identity. To safeguard the integrity of our payment system, your Moneybookers account may also be subject to periodic transaction limits depending on your user status.

      You could be asked to confirm your identity whether you are applying to be a new customer or have been a customer for some time. While our identity verification systems are designed to minimise any inconvenience for you, the verification process may take several days to complete.

      Crime and terrorism need cash. Criminals turn the "dirty" cash made from drug trafficking, smuggling, and robbery into clean money by using false identities or taking the names of innocent people - like you. Making sure that people are who they say they are is essential in the fight against crime and terrorism. This does not mean in any way that suspicion is falling on you. Any information about your identity is held confidentially and will help stop your identity being used falsely.

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      Your co-operation is vital to the successful fight against crime and terrorism.

      What the UK law requires:

      We may be required to verify your identity and address.
      We are required to keep full records of all transactions together with identification provided.

      We are required to monitor any unusual or suspicious transactions of any size.

      We have a legal obligation to report to the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) any suspicious transaction.