A few days ago Upwork announced that they are not going to allow freelancers working for them to transfer their earnings via Skrill (Formerly known as Moneybookers) .
Skrill is considered a one of the most famous e-commerce business working on the internet allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the Internet. It used to be one of the favorite money transfer options for freelancers all over the world due to its relatively low costs international money transfer.
Skrill will no longer be available as of April 24, 2017. Read the announcement here.
“After a thorough review, we’ve determined that Skrill’s product offering and customer support to our community do not consistently meet the standards we require of our payment partners.” Said Lena E, The community manager of Upwork earlier this month.
“For example, Skrill’s sudden decision to remove their debit card service from certain countries have left many freelancers without adequate support.” she proceeded.
Upwork support team sent notification to all clients who used to us Skrill as a payment method to let them know about this serious decision and allowing them to set a new payment method until April 24, 2017.