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Companies

PayPal Rolls Out New Fraud Management Tools for Merchants | ZDNet

“PayPal is launching a new suite of fraud management features for mid-market and enterprise businesses that aims to help combat the rise in online payments fraud brought on by the pandemic… According to PayPal, its new Fraud Protection Advanced service uses device fingerprinting, machine learning and analytics to help businesses identify, investigate, resolve and mitigate […]
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Risk

How Online Scammers Fooled One of Africa’s Biggest Fintech Startups

“In Nigeria, for example, Paystack requires prospective customers to submit the bank verification number (BVN) of any director or trustee, the certificate of registration from the Corporate Affairs Commission, the Nigerian agency responsible for the registration of for-profit and nonprofit organizations, and a corporate bank account. Similar requirements also apply to Ghana and South Africa […]
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On The Wires

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Domains

Forter Partners With Flutterwave to Drive ECommerce Growth Across Africa and Beyond

“Forter , the leader in e-commerce fraud prevention, has announced a partnership with Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company. The partnership, the first of its kind in Africa, will enable merchants to accurately identify legitimate buyers from fraudsters, resulting in increased transaction approvals and reduced friction in the purchasing experience, all without the fear of […]
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Deals

Signifyd Closes $205M Investment in Commerce Protection

“With the $205 million funding round that Signifyd announced today, the fraud and consumer abuse leader is among the companies that will lead ecommerce into a new era marked by new consumer habits and new requirements for retailers…In the years since, they have consistently extended the sort of guaranteed protection Signifyd provides merchants. The company’s […]
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Risk

ACI Worldwide and Arvato Financial Solutions Partner to Combat eCommerce Fraud

“ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Arvato Financial Solutions to combat the rising levels of eCommerce fraud during the Covid-19 crisis. As part of the collaboration, ACI is offering Arvato Financial Solutions’ best-in-class Manual Order Review service to all its merchant fraud customers […]
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Risk

ACI Worldwide and Three UK Partner to Combat eCommerce Payments Fraud

“ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced it is extending its partnership with Three UK to combat eCommerce fraud, which has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic. The telco leader will enhance its online fraud management and prevention efforts by leveraging ACI’s award-winning fraud management offering ReD […]
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Regulation

Barclaycard Payments Partners With Kount to Deliver Industry-leading Fraud Prevention and Prepare Businesses for Strong Customer Authentication (SCA)

“Barclaycard Payments, which processes almost 40 per cent of card transactions in the UK, has announced a new partnership with leading fraud prevention provider Kount to give Barclays Transact customers access to award-winning fraud detection software. Barclays Transact is a suite of tools designed to help merchants make their online transactions both simpler and safer. […]
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