Introduction to Fraud Prevention for Acquirers

Acquirers:  Learn how to identify and handle the current fraud scams that pose the biggest threats to your business. This 80-minute online course delivers an overview of the serious fraud issues that acquirers face today, the types of criminals involved, and the current fraud schemes carried out around the world.  This course also covers practices in a card-present and card-not-present environment.  This information can help you mitigate future fraud losses through careful merchant monitoring.  It also draws upon real-world examples from law enforcement professionals and acquirers.

1 course, 80 minutes total, 6 months unlimited access after enrollment

Key Topics

  • An Overview of the Fraud Landscape defines key terms, concepts, and the players involved in the world of fraud.  This information will help acquirers understand fraud situations they may face.
  • Merchant Fraud goes into the types of merchant fraud that represent the biggest threats.  It includes real-world examples from law enforcement professionals and acquirers.
  • Point-of-Sale (POS) Card Acceptance Guidelines speaks to the point-of-sale guidelines and best practices to mitigate potential fraud losses.  It also addresses the Visa tools available to fight fraud in the card-present and the card-not-present environments.
  • Merchant Monitoring provides strategies and best practices to successfully monitor merchants’ business activity.

Who Should View 

Acquirers, issuers who also act as acquirers, managers and supervisors in operations, authorizations and investigations who need information about fraud issues at the merchant level

Note: When you are finished with this course, consider attending the more in-depth 3-day workshop.

Course Details:

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