April 11th, 2014

Friendly Fraud – Its Flaws and How to Beat It

Friendly Fraud is not as kind and pleasant as it sounds – especially when it is impacting your business. This type of fraud begins with a legitimate transaction, followed by a chargeback claiming that the cardholder did not authorize the purchase. The transaction is immediately refunded and the merchant is left frustrated, scraping […]

2013 IRCE

June 10th, 2013

2013 IRCE (Internet Retailer) Show Review

iGlobal Stores fly’s to the Windy City for IRCE Last week, four members of our team had the chance to travel to Chicago where we had a booth at the 2013 Internet Retailer Conference and Expo (IRCE). This was our third year at the show and it was a great success […]


September 11th, 2012

Receiving International Wire Transfers

Receiving International Wire Transfers Wire transfers are one of the most secure forms of international payment for eCommerce businesses, as well as consumers. Funds are transferred directly between banks, securing payment from the sender to receiver without any involvement from other merchants.   There are several reasons to accept international […]


August 13th, 2012

How to Handle an International Chargeback

You have done everything you can to prevent fraudsters from purchasing from your online store, but one day it hits you – a chargeback. Funds are immediately withdrawn from your account, and you haven’t even had a chance to defend your business. Chargebacks will occur for many reasons, a few […]


July 3rd, 2012

9 Red Flags to Avoid Credit Card Fraud

How to Avoid International Credit Card Fraud – 9 Red Flags As an international eCommerce checkout and solutions provider, we see fraudulent conduct with credit cards online every day. In every case there are two victims: the cardholder and the merchant. Credit card companies typically attempt to protect their consumers […]


July 3rd, 2012

3-D Secure Payer Authentication, Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode

There’s no doubt about it. Selling and accepting orders online is a great way to expand your business. Unfortunately, the risk of fraudulent transactions where the cardholder is not present can make it difficult to sustain a profit, especially internationally. In the event that a customer uses a fraudulent credit […]