Credit Card Fraud Prevention Information Resource
Posted by Daniel Brain on June 21st, 2018
Here are helpful sources that can provide more information and assistance on avoiding credit card fraud in your business.
VISA Merchant Verification Service 800-847-2750 AUTOMATED
MasterCard Assist 800-622-7747
Discover Address Verification 800-347-7988 AUTOMATED
American Express Address Verifications 800-528-2121
www.visa.com – Includes tips, regulations, news and fraud features from VISA. (Choose option for merchants/businesses.)
http://zip4.usps.com/zip4/welcome.jsp – United States Postal Service website to validate an address physically exists. This does not confirm that a person lives at the address, but does confirm the address is real.
www.ic3.gov – Internet Fraud Complaint Center (IFCC) The IFCC is a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center. This site allows victims of Internet fraud to report fraud online to the appropriate law enforcement and regulatory authorities.
www.forwarders.com – This is a list of freight forwarders. Many times international criminals will ship to these addresses and have the order sent on to its final destination(s) by the freight forwarding company.
These Fraud Prevention Tips are not an amendment to your Merchant Processing Agreement, the Terms of Service, or the Merchant Operating Guide, governing your processing relationship with Merchant Stronghold. These Fraud Prevention Tips are provided to enhance your awareness of circumstances in which potential fraudulent activity may occur and offer suggested measures to combat, reduce, or minimize the impact of the acceptance of fraudulent transactions.
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