In a public service announcement on June 14, 2016, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) gave an update on the cyberscams attacking businesses, known as the Business Email Compromise (BEC). According to the FBI, there has been a 1,300% increase in identified exposed losses since January 2015. In addition, this scam has led to $3.1
At the beginning of October, reports began to surface that Indian police had raided a series of call centers, arrested at least 70 individuals and were questioning hundreds. According to The Associated Press, the chargers were extortion, impersonation and information technology crimes. And the target? Americans. Employees at the call center allegedly sent out thousands
Synthetic pot may not sound harmful, but it is. A case study outlined by G2 last year highlighted a food ingredients company laundered for a spice drug syndicate. The psychoactive substance, also known as synthetic marijuana, potpourri, herbal incense and K2 continues to gain popularity. This year alone, spice has captured widespread media attention, following mass overdoses
Gun merchant accounts are in high demand, which means that merchant account providers should be lining up, right? Wrong! Gun merchants accounts are hard to find right now, thanks to rampant federal regulations and state regulations on gun sales. Whether in a store or online, gun and ammo sales are under scrutiny, but since they
Selling on eBay is great, but one of the biggest issues comes from accepting payments. While some of us can get away with using PayPal for a few purchases a year, others cannot. If you sell as a professional on eBay, you should consider an eBay merchant account – that doesn’t involve PayPal at all.
New to the mobile payment world is the Ingenico ROAM suite of mobile applications. These include ROAMpay and ROAMbuy, which help sales agents, mobile workforce professionals, and merchants reach and service consumers on their own mobile phones. This is great, right? Of course! What better way to get new customers but through a mobile app.
While e-tailers are still doing business, some are finding that their business is slowing thanks to higher card fees and new industry regulations. While this is true for some, it should not decrease your business. There are many ways to keep your e-commerce business booming – namely an e-commerce merchant account. We all know that
Once PayPal was a real revolution in the world of online payment processing and no one was looking for PayPal alternatives. People could quickly send and accept money from their friends and family, and enjoy safer transactions as compared to other options in the field. PayPal has an immense presence in the world of online
Making credit cards payments for eBay stores is becoming more and more popular. No matter, you, as a seller, use your own merchant account credit card or take credit cards through a payment service, you must pay a fee. There are a few things to take into account before starting a store on eBay so
PayPal is a strong payment system that many people across the globe rely on. Increasingly, more PayPal alternatives are appearing, enabling consumers to try a new way to pay. Different online payment service providers have different advantages. Some are cheaper or more reliable, others offer simplicity and flexibility. When it comes to eBay, PayPal has