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First time I've seen this....

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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

had it the other day. When I logged in, it was in my balance as normal.
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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

its a trap... dont fall for it... transfer the funds to me instead
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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

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its a trap... dont fall for it... transfer the funds to me instead
Very smooth... very smooth...
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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

Received this on quite a few payments Ive received recently.
Just a dumb new way for them to tell you that youve received a payment.
Dumb and misleading on their part cause the funds are already in the account.
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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

I had this too in one of my accounts. Why are they doing this all of a sudden, thougth this is just for new accounts.
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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

Why do they do anything? Just dumb but has zero impact on functionality - just ignore and keep going.
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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

Is that because of difference currency transactions? i remember once i also had to accept money manually while i was receiving payments from foreign buyers who had accounts with different currencies.
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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

Well if your a stealther it will hurt you...because it asks for you to put DOB and SSN....
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Well if your a stealther it will hurt you...because it asks for you to put DOB and SSN....
No it does not........Stop fear mongering.
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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

The only time I've ever seen a notification about claiming a payment is when I sent an invoice from an unverified account. You can't receive payments via PP invoicing if you don't have a bank account attached to the receiving account. If you try, Paypal tells you that you have a payment waiting to be claimed and that you need to verify your account by either adding a bank account or your SSN before you can claim it.

This was my first thought when I read this thread yesterday, but I'm not sure if that's what is going on here.

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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

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The only time I've ever seen a notification about claiming a payment is when I sent an invoice from an unverified account. You can't receive payments via PP invoicing if you don't have a bank account attached to the receiving account. If you try, Paypal tells you that you have a payment waiting to be claimed and that you need to verify your account by either adding a bank account or your SSN before you can claim it.

This was my first thought when I read this thread yesterday, but I'm not sure if that's what is going on here.

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It is not.
Its just a dumb new way for paypal to notify people they received a payment.
Nothing actually needs to be done about it. Its just a way to encourage people to log to their accounts - I suppose paypal think s if youre already logged in youll be encouraged to also use the account to send money. Weak logic on their part if that's the case.
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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

I've had these a few times over the years, and if I recall correctly, it came with an email to say payment would be returned to sender if unclaimed after a certain date.

Why this happens, I cannot say for sure. Perhaps something to do with the funding source the buyer used etc.

Either way, it's uncommon, nothing new (at least for UK side).

P.S. you forgot to add your signature....

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Default Re: Paypal wants me to claim funds...?? WTF

I know the email you speak of as I got those myself in the past - those are ones you get from unverified accounts (or used to).
This is NOT the same message.
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