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Venmo

Post by Electrolyte » Sun May 06, 2018 12:53 am

I've rented out a parking space and my renter wants to pay me using Venmo. It looks convenient, but will hackers be able to empty my bank account if I sign up and then they have a security breach?

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Re: Venmo

Post by Electrolyte » Tue May 08, 2018 1:50 am

Nobody uses Venmo?

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Re: Venmo

Post by cuchulainn » Tue May 08, 2018 3:30 am

I use the Cash money app.

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Re: Venmo

Post by muthafunky » Wed May 09, 2018 7:15 am

Yes, Venmo is fine. An alternative to PayPal. I’ve used it.

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Re: Venmo

Post by Electrolyte » Thu May 10, 2018 9:33 pm

I signed up for it, but I linked it to a secondary bank account so my risk is limited even if the Russians get my passwords.

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Re: Venmo

Post by strife » Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:54 pm

I am Banned from Venmo and PayPal, which is its parent company. About a year ago, they sent me an email announcing that they were 86ing me, that the decision was final, and that there would be no further communication from them. The reason was an unspecified violation of the Terms of Use. It's been really inconvenient for me. I even set up a dummy Facebook account for a new Venmo account, using a different checking account. They were onto me in less than a day, and Destroyed me again. Truly puzzled as to why.
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Re: Venmo

Post by mad hatter » Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:09 pm

strife wrote:I am Banned from Venmo and PayPal, which is its parent company. About a year ago, they sent me an email announcing that they were 86ing me, that the decision was final, and that there would be no further communication from them. The reason was an unspecified violation of the Terms of Use. It's been really inconvenient for me. I even set up a dummy Facebook account for a new Venmo account, using a different checking account. They were onto me in less than a day, and Destroyed me again. Truly puzzled as to why.
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Re: Venmo

Post by DCComic » Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:21 pm

Ffs. Why not just get them to transfer you the money every month using banks, like normal people?
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Re: Venmo

Post by avalon_ » Fri Sep 21, 2018 2:20 am

I use venmo all the time and haven't had a problem yet.

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Re: Venmo

Post by Electrolyte » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:22 pm

DCComic wrote:
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:21 pm
Ffs. Why not just get them to transfer you the money every month using banks, like normal people?
You mean give them my bank account number and routing number?

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Re: Venmo

Post by DCComic » Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:28 pm

Yes.
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Re: Venmo

Post by Electrolyte » Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:27 pm

Why would I do that when there is a free app that doesn't expose me to a massive (even if unlikely) risk?

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Re: Venmo

Post by DCComic » Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:01 am

The risk is not massive and there is no way you can know the app is less risky. Call it equal.
The app will be more hassle.
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