5 steps to prevent ecommerce fraud

Ecompromo | February 18, 2019 | Web Marketing

Popularity can sometimes lead to negative outcomes. It can be destructive at times especially when handling a successful ecommerce store. Ever wonder if the high number of sales could lead to an increase in the amount of fraudulent activities? This article highlights ways to reduce the fraudulent ecommerce behavior.

Criminal activities are gaining momentum in the virtual world like never before. Unlawful crooks are trying to take advantage of companies by completing unwarranted chargebacks or using fraudulent payment techniques. The term fraud doesn’t end here it also ties in with identity theft, and unauthorized use of credit cards for purchases and sales.

Setting up an ecommerce store has become more like a cakewalk these days, but at the same time, organizations need to ensure security measures are in place to sustain business.

The tools and weapons needed

One of the prime steps to reduce the risk of fraud is setting up the correct fraud screening tools within an account. Most payment service providers will offer some basic level of fraud protection. However, there is a plethora of fraud screening tools that range from basic to advance.

  • Basic AVS – the system checks the numeric present in the billing address of …read more

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