Wells Fargo Bank’s implementation of rigid sales quotas drove employees to open unauthorized accounts for customers, resulting in bogus fees and damage to their credit so says a major lawsuit.
Chargebacks911 says cyber shoplifting is the reason behind a freeze on new hires by Alibaba. The Company says it is seeing a rise in friendly fraud, and this inherently suggests that more and more consumers are lying to convince their bank to file a chargeback.
Wirecard is providing the E-Money and license as well as the technical platform needed to manage the Orange Cash mobile payment application in Spain. Users of Orange Cash can now make mobile payments at any contactless Visa terminal in more than 530,000 stores across Spain and at 2.4 million acceptance points throughout Europe.
Driven by MasterCard, payment card profits for the top four networks rose a mere 2.9% in the first quarter, compared to one-year ago. Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover reported a combined 1Q/15 profit of $4090 million, compared to $3975 million for 1Q/14.
American consumers are back in the buying mode after ratcheting up revolving credit by $4.3 billion or 5.9% year-on-year (YOY) in March. Total revolving credit for March preliminarily posted $889.4 billion, compared to a revised $885.1 billion for the prior month and $887.5 billion for January.