Dec 08, 2017

Three Cutting-edge Trends in E-commerce and What They Mean For Credit Card Fraud Prevention

The way we do business is gradually shifting towards fast, simple and convenient methods. While this is undoubtedly good for merchants and shoppers alike, it has also introduced new challenges regarding security and fraud. Here are three trends in e-commerce, and how they’re influencing the raging fight against online fraud. Instant Gratification These days, the one thing shoppers can’t tolerate...

Aug 04, 2017

Three Cutting-edge Trends in E-commerce and What They Mean For Credit Card Fraud Prevention

The way we do business is gradually shifting towards fast, simple and convenient methods. While this is undoubtedly good for merchants and shoppers alike, it has also introduced new challenges regarding security and fraud. Here are three trends in e-commerce, and how they’re influencing the raging fight against online fraud. Instant Gratification These days, the one thing shoppers can’t tolerate...

Apr 24, 2017

The Importance Of Security And Fraud Prevention For Payment Processing

The Internet of Things is making the world more digitally driven and digitally connected. It’s estimated 50 billion smart devices will be used all over the world by 2020. Of course, this will highly add to the convenience of making payments, enabling consumers to easily pay how they want and when they want. However, the issue of secure payment transactions...

Jan 12, 2017

Fraudulent Transactions By City And State

According to the analysis a Silicon Valley anti-fraud technology provider, US merchants who are concerned about card-not-present fraud should pay attention to orders with billing and shipping addresses in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states. The software company examined over 1.3 million transactions from August 2015 to August 2016 and provided analysis for cities and states. The billing address on fraudulent...

Jan 29, 2014

Chargebacks: The Basics and How to Prevent Them

A chargeback can be a detriment to any customer that has to experience it. An overdrawn bank account can lead to cash flow complications and various financial problems. A credit card chargeback can be efficiently reversed by filing a particular complaint. Some of the different complaints that can be filed include fraudulence, erroneous billing and identity theft. When a complaint...

Dec 17, 2013

Stop Chargebacks with the Cardholder Dispute Resolution Network

Chargebacks Harm Your Bottom Line A chargeback is when a customer reverses the transfer of funds from their accounts to your business due to a dispute regarding the transaction. Whether the product or delivery was faulty, there was a processing problem, or even occasionally fraudulent purchases, chargebacks are a costly issue that can cost a business large quantities of money...

Nov 26, 2013

How to get Credit Card Chargeback Insurance

Chargebacks are the detriment of everyone concerned. Whether it is the person that bought the product, the place the product was purchased or the cardholder’s bank. It causes issues for everyone and a long line of paperwork. Sometimes it can take several weeks to months to get a discrepancy taken care of and by then most everyone has forgotten what...

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Having a merchant account allows an account holder to take advantage of merchant cash advances. When a merchant is approved for an advance, the business agrees to receive a lump sum of cash in exchange for an agreed-upon percentage of future credit card sales.

Pricing varies depending the merchant’s industry, past credit card processing history, the type of business seeking the account, average ticket sales, and average transaction volumes.

Yes, EMB works with merchants who are building their credit, as well as those who have poor credit. EMB also approves merchants that have no credit card processing history and businesses that have lost their merchant accounts due to high chargebacks.

Several factors influence a merchant’s risk level. Though only one factor likely will not get a merchant classified as high risk, a combination of these may: business size, location, and industry, credit score, credit card processing history, a industry’s reputation for excessive chargebacks, a prior history of high chargeback ratios, and whether a merchant exclusively sells online.

Virtual terminals are stationed on a merchant’s website, making it easy for customers to make a payment or purchase online. Merchants or a payment processor can easily set up virtual terminals, so online businesses can accept credit and debit card and e-check transactions.

A merchant account is a business account with an acquiring bank. Without this business account, which actually works more like a line of credit, a merchant cannot accept and process credit and debit card transactions. Businesses need a merchant account to accept major credit cards via a static point-of-sale terminal, mobile card reader, or through a virtual payment gateway.

After filling out EMB’s simple online application and submitting any necessary, requested documents, many merchants get approved within 24 and 48 hours.

EMB specializes in working with high-risk merchants. EMB works with many merchants, including but not limited to businesses in these industries: gambling and gaming, adult entertainment, nutraceuticals, vaping and e-cigarettes, electronics, tech support, travel, high-end furniture, weight loss programs, calling cards, e-books and software, and telecommunications.

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