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Scary Chargeback Facts

13 Chilling Chargeback Stats GUARANTEED to Keep You Up at Night

When most people think of a monster, the first thing that comes to mind may be a vampire, werewolf, or some other creature that goes “bump” in the night.

lexis nexis

Understanding the True Cost of Fraud

Annual Study Finds CNP Fraud Still On the Rise, Merchants Need Multi-Layered Fraud Prevention

Risk assessment firm LexisNexis® Risk Solutions released their eighth-annual True Cost of Fraud℠ study in September 2017.
The report, downloadable here from the company’s website,

Return Item Chargeback

Return Item Chargebacks

Is a Return Item Chargeback Cause for Merchant Concern?

If you’re like most merchants, the word “chargeback” carries many connotations…all of them negative.
That’s understandable; as a rule, chargebacks do nothing but cost merchants time,

Stripe Chargebacks

Stripe Chargeback

The Stripe Chargeback Process: How to Win Your Next Dispute

Stripe is one of the most popular platforms available for merchants to accept online and mobile payments. Merchants are attracted by the simple and straightforward functionality,

Airline Blockchain

Airline Blockchain

4 Ways Blockchain Could Revolutionize the Travel Industry

What if there were a way for airlines to increase profits and significantly reduce operation costs, all without sacrificing the level of service delivered to customers?

Data Breaches and Fraud

Merchant Protection: Accepting Credit Cards Affected by Data Breaches

Credit card fraud—unauthorized purchases made with stolen cardholder information—is a leading cause of profit loss for merchants. Criminals obtain personal card data using a variety of methods,

High-Risk credit card processing

High-risk Credit Card Processing

The Pros and Cons of High-risk Credit Card Processing

Being labeled “high-risk” for credit card processing sounds like a bad thing, and in many cases, it is. But the situation isn’t as clear-cut as it may seem: for some merchants in certain verticals,

Synthetic Identity Theft

Synthetic Identity Theft

Merchants Are Losing Billions to Cardholders That Don’t Exist Through Synthetic Identity Theft

One phrase is dominating the discussion of fraud in 2017: synthetic identity theft. A recent concept, this technique is rapidly gaining prominence due to relaxed standards for opening credit card accounts and the increasing availability of stolen personal data.

Interchange Fee

Interchange Fee Increase

Is Your Business Prepared to Handle Rising Interchange Fees?

Unlike chargebacks, interchange fees truly are an unavoidable cost of doing business.
Every merchant who accepts payment cards pays interchange. Unfortunately, determining how high those fees should be remains a point of contention between merchants and banks,

Payment Reversal

Payment Reversal

3 Different Types of Payment Reversal: What’s the Difference?

Not every transaction goes as planned. All merchants experience the occasional sale that will end in a payment reversal. The question in each case: how will the overturned transaction play out?