chargebacks

5 Ways to Kill Chargebacks Without Killing Online Sales

Chargebacks are a serious problem for card-not-present (CNP) merchants and the problem is only getting worse. As U.S. merchants continue to adopt the EMV standard, fraudsters are increasingly shifting their efforts online, where there are more vulnerabilities. Aite group reported in 2015 that credit card fraud had experienced a 100% increase in the U.S. from…

processing credit card payments

Risky Business: What Startups Don’t Know About Processing Credit Card Payments

Startups are in a precarious position when it comes to processing credit card payments online. Stuck between a rock and a hard place, these businesses have two options: risk it with a traditional merchant account provider or open shop with a disruptive payments technology like Stripe or PayPal. It may not seem like a tough decision…

Online Gambling Merchant Accounts

What is the Best Bet for International Online Gambling Merchant Accounts?

Online gambling merchants are some of the most high risk business models out there for banks. As such, online gambling merchant accounts are hard to come by. The reputation risk of being associated with gambling along with heightened fraud and money laundering risks can alienate major mainstream banks and credit card processors from offering a merchant…

Flourish branded currency

Patricia Carlin to Speak at Flourish: The Growth of Branded Currency Conference

Card-Not-Present (CNP) Payments expert Patricia Carlin will be speaking in a segment called “Where Does Fraud Start and What Should You be Looking For? at the first annual Flourish Conference. Her panel will discuss the root of the problem in branded currency and what merchants can do to mitigate the fraud problem. This problem exists…