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Chargeback Levels in Online Business – What Is the Norm?

Why should an Internet merchant bother with lowering the chargeback rate? Why constantly keep the matter on the radar? (Such a nuisance!) After all – it’s just another way for the client to get the money back, right?

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How To Check If an E-Shop Is a Fraud?

Credit card laptopMillions of people shop online everyday, spending of hundreds of billions of dollars. The number of online retailers is equally impressive, which means that you get a wide range of shops to choose from, but also that you fall a victim of fraud shops. However, there are certain steps you can take that will help you choose a trustworthy shop. Take a look at our list of 10 free tips that will make your shopping safer!

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Card payments security – part 2

CVV codes described in the previous part aren’t the only way to make your transactions secure. There are forms of security, which are based on the payer’s localization. However, you may also come across simpler solutions, where only entered data is verified.

An example of that could be AVS – its mechanism compares your address info given in the shopping order with details of the card holder. Depending on the degree and type of eventual errors, AVS returns an appropriate error code, which are the base of estimating the probability of a fraud. Contrary to appearances, it is not inconvenient to clients – the system can tell the difference between a real scam and a situation when a buyer made a spelling mistake.

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