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5-day security period for fixed-price projects

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Daniil M Member Since: Nov 16, 2019
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Hello. I just wanna ask why has upwork created 5-day security period for fixed-price projects?

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Petra R Member Since: Aug 3, 2011
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Daniil M wrote:

Hello. I just wanna ask why has upwork created 5-day security period for fixed-price projects?


Loss prevention

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Daniil M Member Since: Nov 16, 2019
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During this time, the client can somehow return this money? I had a dispute, as a result of which the funds passed to me, because the client didn't respond.

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Viacheslav K Member Since: Sep 9, 2015
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No, clients can't return anything. It's a extra security step so money isn't being laundered or stolen or hacked. If someone would use upwork for the wrong reasons, upwork has 5 days to stop that. Since once the money is gone - it's gone.

This has nothing to do with the average freelancer. It's just that 'bad' people have a harder time abusing the system.

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Daniil M Member Since: Nov 16, 2019
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Thank you! That's what I need.
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