Along with the opportunities, however, comes a greater level of risks. Credit card fraud on the Internet has reached gigantic proportions, and the merchants providing goods and services over the net are suffering tremendous losses through chargeback from the financial institutions who serve the targeted credit card holders. Internet fraudsters are becoming wiser and more sophisticated. Merchants who offer products or services online may suffer the risks of not only losing the products cost sold online, but the added chargeback fees, and the possibility of having their merchant account.
Terminated by their financial institution, if having lots of chargeback cases. Therefore, strategic actions must be taken to effectively cope with the Email Database fraud cases. According to the statistics shown in the 13th annual survey provided by Cybersource, merchants reported losing Email Database an average of 1.0% of total online revenue to fraud and that is about $3.4 billion revenue loss, in year 2011. Nothing is perfect; in this article, we share a few tips and advices for Merchants to minimize the risks of credit card fraud cases, and to protect their business sales.
Review and validate the order details Process only if the order is completed with legit information, e.g. company name, full address, contact number and etc. Be wary of unusual large orders as well as those orders that shipped to a single billing address but transacted Email Database with multiple credit cards. Besides, be extra cautious of multiple transactions made with the same credit card number. 2. Geolocation by IP address, shipping country and billing address Make sure the country derived from customer's IP address is similar to the country given in the billing address.