I sent some funds to my MEW wallet but I fat fingered the address and sent it to a different address that does not seem to exist. How do I claim that address to retrieve funds I see sitting in the block.

  • if the transaction is already in the blockchian, it is over and sorry for your lost.. – Majd TL Jan 22 at 16:08

Unfortunately, you cannot claim that address. Those funds are lost forever.

A feature of Ethereum is that there are so many possible addresses that one cannot "choose" an address. This allows for a basically unlimited number of addresses to exist.

You can see more about addresses here.

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