Carding: Fraud That Impacts Merchants
For merchants, battling against credit card fraud is an ongoing task when trying to run a business. But a type of fraud called “carding” is proving to be more than just a headache.
Merchants across the United States, who are victims of this type of fraud, are being caught off-guard by thousands of test transactions coming through their website. These fraudulent transactions negatively impact a merchant’s business. Carding costs owners time, money and can even take down their eCommerce site which impedes their overall operation. But it is preventable.
What Exactly is Carding?