Our Experience With Suspected Transaction Laundering

Our Experience With Suspected Transaction Laundering

I recently had an article published in the payments news periodical, The Green Sheet, entitled ‘Telltale Signs of Transaction Laundering.’ The idea for the story came to me when one of our merchant account managers was vetting the website of an applicant, didn’t like what she saw and subsequently refused the merchant’s request. Because I…

High Risk Credit Card Processing Solutions Found Here

High Risk Credit Card Processing Solutions Found Here

We often scour social media sites to see what merchants are saying about payment processing, their acquiring banks and merchant services providers. It is alarming how the feedback is overwhelmingly negative and wrought with claims about how merchants were shut down by large banks for little or no reason. Familiarity is a popular reason merchants…

The New Visa Chargeback Monitoring Program: What Does it Mean for High Risk Merchants?

We don’t mean to damper holiday celebrations, but merchants only have nine days until the new Visa Chargeback Monitoring Program takes effect. Visa announced earlier this year that it was modifying its chargeback monitoring program effective Jan. 1, 2016. The changes are going to force merchants, particularly those in high risk industries, to re-think their…

Online Gambling Takes Another Step Forward in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania state legislature is one step closer to making online gambling in the state a reality. The House of Representatives will take up the issue as members of the legislature have introduced the matter in the upcoming budget bill. Legalizing the industry in Pennsylvania would make internet gambling legal in four states—with the Keystone State…

Instabill to Attend Affiliate Summit West, NEAA in January

After attending nine trade shows in the 2015 calendar year, Instabill will attend both the Affiliate Summit West, Jan. 10-12 at Paris Las Vegas, and the Northeast Acquirers Association (NEAA) convention, Jan. 13-15 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, CEO Jason Field announced Tuesday. As of now, Instabill will register as an attendee at both shows.…

New Feature to Our International Partner Program

I’ve always found that making an attempt to speak and understand someone in their own language goes a long way. People just simply appreciate the effort. Having staffers who are fluent in other languages is a huge advantage for any company, but especially us at Instabill. We are, after all, a global merchant services provider.…