I completely agree with you. It’s sad. OfferUp states in their policy that a social security number would not be needed unless your sales reach a certain limit. Every type of platform similar to OfferUp only needs certain information for payments. A partial social is needed at the most. I brought up the same issue to customer support. At no time has OfferUp told me that is was not them requesting my social security number. OfferUp customer support told me the same thing over and over about needing my social security number because of the United States Patriot Act. In order for them to track money and how each country determines what type of information is needed to fullfil payments to sellers. I would post photos of the conversation but offer up deletes their conversations because of their shady platform tactics.
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