How to avoid fraud flag for a mistake?

So, I feel dumb. I think I may have broken the rules, but it was just me trying to fiddle with the Rewards system and figure out how it works – certainly not an intent to defraud!

A couple days ago I tipped my own Twitter account with the few BAT I have accumulated. I then initiated a payout from https://publishers.basicattentiontoken.org/ to my Uphold account. That transaction is still in process, and maybe I’m learning why it’s taking a few days…

Now, I’ve learned that while it might be OK to do this with BAT I have earned from viewing ads, that I also may have received some BAT in a grant, and it’s considered fraudulent to tip myself with grant funds.

Yuck! I didn’t mean to do that. It’s just 9.5 BAT, and I would hate to earn a “fraud” label for an innocent mistake! Is there any way I can avoid it? e.g., link a bank account and buy enough BAT to compensate,and then tip other site owners with it?

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Hey there! Don’t worry, you’ll be fine. If you PM me your email address tied to your Publishers account, I’ll make sure you’re whitelisted :slight_smile:

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