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Cross Border Ecommerce More Susceptible to Fraud

According to data by Radial, cross-border ecommerce is proven to be much more susceptible to fraud than domestic ecommerce. The data, which covers over 100 clients in eight different verticals and over 100 million transactions, showed that cross-order ecommerce was riskier.

LexisNexis data confirms that international online/mobile channels suffer 2.5 times more successful fraud than domestic-only remote channels. Cleveland Brown, CEO of leading global payment processing provider Payscout, Inc., said these findings underscore the importance of risk analysis and fraud management for global ecommerce merchants.

“While fraud remains an ongoing challenge for all retailers, these findings suggest that cross-border merchants should be particularly diligent in their efforts to combat fraud – both to prevent financial losses and to reassure consumers their data is secure,” said Brown. “This means addressing fraud on multiple fronts and using layered solutions.”

Brown notes that international merchants can mitigate their fraud risk by starting with a secure payment system and building on that foundation with comprehensive online fraud protection. By providing global payment solutions for merchants in all risk verticals, Payscout has built a best-in-class suite of fraud protection tools that can support any global entrepreneur.

“Effective fraud management is every bit as important to a web-based business’ success as transaction and payment processing,” Brown explained. “That’s why in addition to providing ecommerce merchants with a robust, flexible and secure payment infrastructure, Payscout assists them with advanced fraud protection solutions.”

Payscout’s managed risk analysts support thousands of clients on six continents with a range of proven tools and strategies, from automated fraud screening and manual reviews to risk management assessments and performance audits. “We maintain a global knowledge network that helps identify new fraud trends before they impact our clients’ businesses, ultimately enabling ecommerce merchants to accept more good orders and reduce their risk of fraud,” concluded Brown.

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Source: Payscout Press Release

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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com. See disclosure at EcommerceBytes.com/disclosure/.