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July 27, 2013, 11:32:12 PM
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I just tried to withdraw funds from MtGOX....

"Your account is currently pending review, please visit https://mtgox.com/forms/verification"

This is bit-coins I recently placed into the account. They are now blocking the withdrawals and demanding verification... even to withdraw 2 bit-coins....

These were clean coins from mining.




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July 27, 2013, 11:34:17 PM
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Not their fault, they just don't feel like being raided. Should have used localbitcoins or something.

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July 27, 2013, 11:35:44 PM
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I just tried to withdraw funds from MtGOX....

"Your account is currently pending review, please visit https://mtgox.com/forms/verification"

This is bit-coins I recently placed into the account. They are now blocking the withdrawals and demanding verification... even to withdraw 2 bit-coins....

These were clean coins from mining.
Their TOS states that they can suspend your account for verification. You agreed to that when you created the account.

It is pitch black. You are likely to be eaten by a grue.

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July 27, 2013, 11:38:08 PM
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So what you are saying is they are so fucking arrogant  that they cannot drop me an email  informing me they have held my account &  that they don't allow BTC to be withdrawn without verification?

The fact that I actually need BTC urgently does not come into it then?

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July 27, 2013, 11:51:31 PM
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wasn't it only fiat withdrawals that needed verification?...now you need verification for coin transfers too?...when did this change?

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July 27, 2013, 11:54:55 PM
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It happened since last night......

The issue is that to get verified takes time...., which they could have saved by letting me know before hand.......

Or is someone trying to build a database of miners personal information.....?


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July 27, 2013, 11:57:57 PM
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wasn't it only fiat withdrawals that needed verification?...now you need verification for coin transfers too?...when did this change?

Something must have suddenly changed at MtGox. Normally they do not block transfers for verification if you want to withdraw your bitcoins. Strange they didn't announce this if they really start blocking bitcoin transfers until the account is verified.


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July 28, 2013, 12:02:15 AM
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yep...sounds like a miners list

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July 28, 2013, 02:57:11 AM
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They can go fuck themselves after this.......
It's completely messed up the business opportunity I needed the cash for.
I could have had the account verified if they had let me know before I needed the coins.



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July 28, 2013, 03:05:44 AM
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I think that happened sometime ago, you need to submit your verification and have it approved before you can do anything at Mtgox nowadays.
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July 28, 2013, 03:23:58 AM
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i had this happen to me twice Sad

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July 28, 2013, 03:24:15 AM
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I think that happened sometime ago, you need to submit your verification and have it approved before you can do anything at Mtgox nowadays.

With the exception of depositing, that is.

There's not a bank in world that I can walk into and open an account without providing ID, yet Mt Gox can take your Bitcoin deposit without knowing exactly who you are, but when it comes time to withdraw your own funds, you have to jump through rings like a trained dog.

Here's my take: If this is true that a person needs to now show ID to withdraw their bitcoins, then Mt Gox just drove the last nail in their coffin, and everybody should get out ASAP.

Rumor has it that there's an excellent credit union here in the US that accepts bitcoins. As far as trading goes, give it a few months when open trading in the open (literally) will be all the rage in every major city in the world, not counting a few villages as well.
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July 28, 2013, 04:21:19 AM
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I think that happened sometime ago, you need to submit your verification and have it approved before you can do anything at Mtgox nowadays.

With the exception of depositing, that is.

There's not a bank in world that I can walk into and open an account without providing ID, yet Mt Gox can take your Bitcoin deposit without knowing exactly who you are, but when it comes time to withdraw your own funds, you have to jump through rings like a trained dog.

Here's my take: If this is true that a person needs to now show ID to withdraw their bitcoins, then Mt Gox just drove the last nail in their coffin, and everybody should get out ASAP.

Rumor has it that there's an excellent credit union here in the US that accepts bitcoins. As far as trading goes, give it a few months when open trading in the open (literally) will be all the rage in every major city in the world, not counting a few villages as well.

It's been true for at least a year and a half (in my experience). Any BTC deposits into gox, required AML checks to get it out.

I don't know if the credit union takes BTC but I know they take BTC donations. That credit union is the Internet Credit Union, who just bailed out all the Bitfloor depositors

http://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/1j2ju0/at_long_last_my_bitfloor_usd_refund_has_appeared/

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July 28, 2013, 04:57:21 AM
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Found this in the Terms Of Service.


Mt. Gox will request identification information (such as an identity card, invoices, Government issued photographic identification, utility bill, residential certificate, signed certification of cohabitation, or similar, banking information) depending on the amounts deposited on the Accounts or the presence of suspicious activity which may indicate money-laundering or other illegal activity. Identification of the bank account from which funds are transferred to the Account may also be requested. In certain cases notarization of certain documents (including apostille) may be requested. Transactions may be frozen until the identity check has been considered satisfactory by Mt. Gox as required by applicable money laundering laws. Mt. Gox may request additional identification information at any time at the request of any competent authority or by application of any applicable law or regulation.

Accounts may be used strictly for the purposes defined in these Terms.

But , This is in the FAQ

Transaction Limits

• There are no limits on Bitcoin deposits to Mt. Gox accounts.                                                               

• There are no limits on currency deposits into a Mt. Gox account.

• Currency withdrawal limits depend on whether your account is verified or trusted.

 I cannot find any specific conditions on BTC Withdrawals yet.
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July 28, 2013, 05:12:36 AM
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I cannot find any specific conditions on BTC Withdrawals yet.

"Mt. Gox will request identification information"

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July 28, 2013, 10:27:28 AM
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I have withdrawn BTC to my wallet many times from Gox over the past few months. I have never been verified, I don't withdraw fiat, I just use Gox to make more BTC when the BTC/USD is volatile there.

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July 28, 2013, 10:37:25 AM
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It's just a delay tactic, part of their ponzi...

j/k

They required all sorts of verification from me as well initially.

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July 28, 2013, 11:32:59 AM
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Has anyone else had delay with DEPOSITS?

rather foolishy sent some cash to them via bank transfer just before they put up the 7-10 timeframe notice.

thats now 20 days real time and about 15 bank days.

Still now news, despite various support tickets.

anyone else out there with similar issues. Huh
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Has anyone else had delay with DEPOSITS?

rather foolishy sent some cash to them via bank transfer just before they put up the 7-10 timeframe notice.

thats now 20 days real time and about 15 bank days.

Still now news, despite various support tickets.

anyone else out there with similar issues. Huh

Yes.

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July 28, 2013, 01:49:29 PM
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stop spreading FUD plz. Thanks Smiley

mt.gox is fine.
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