The term “chargeback” is best described as a process where a cardholder disagrees with a specific charge on a debit or credit card and asks for payment to be reverted back to the card. During the chargeback process, the cardholder must provide compelling evidence of fraud or that a faulty product or service was received.
Americans who use their credit cards for purchases are protected against the incorrect and unfair credit billing under the Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA). Owning a travel merchant account store or any online travel business without the proper payment gateway and fraud settings can prove to be costly. FCBA in essence means that cardholders who
Each transaction involves a certain amount of risk. Purchasers often risk dissatisfaction or disappointment upon receiving a product or service. And merchants always risk the possibility of a customer dispute or fraud. Learn the fine art of Chargeback Protection and How to Prevent Disputes. This risk is not always dependent upon the type of business
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The Address Verification System (AVS) is a system used by financial institutions, sponsoring banks and payment processor’s to help prevent fraudulent credit and debit card purchases. When Card Not Present Transactions are processed through the payment gateway, the issuing bank will request the billing address of the card holder. This information is typically stored on
Credit card chargebacks occur when a customer has a chargeback dispute and decides to question a charge on their credit card statement with their Credit Card Company or issuing bank. While chargebacks happen for a variety of reasons, the most common reason is that a customer no longer wants the service or product sold to
What is a Chargeback? Put simply, a chargeback is a reversal of a credit-card transaction. Chargebacks can occur for many reasons. But regardless of the reason, a chargeback means that a merchant ends up providing a product or service for free. In addition, the merchant is usually required to pay additional fees in the form