Patreon creators scramble as payments are mistakenly flagged as fraud

Scary time to be reliant on Patreon income, my colleague Megan Farokhmanesh reports.

Creators logging on today found that some of their July payments have been affected due to what appears to be a combination of banking issues and changes to internal company operations. While it’s unclear why certain Patreon users (and not others) have been impacted by this problem, many creators say they’ve not gotten any support or answers from the company despite reaching out directly. And though it’s typical for some payments to be declined, the scope of the current issue is concerning to members of the community.


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