Electronic Identity Verification Reduces Ecommerce Fraud by 90%

Ecommerce companies never seem to get ahead of sneaky fraudsters. Z1 Motorsports was no exception. Even after adopting an intensive 7-minute process to verify its customers, the company still suffered annual losses of $250,000, plus labor costs. Z1 realized something needed to be done - the automotive parts retailer called on Melissa for help with digital identity verification. After just one…

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Personator World: Watch lists, Sanctions & PEP Screening

By Kevin Ubay-Ubay Ever since Melissa launched the Personator World web service, we have been excited to hear how it has helped clients with their ID verification needs. We're pleased to share we're taking another step forward and that Personator World now provides watch lists and PEP (politically exposed persons) screening. This makes Personator World an even more attractive fit…

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Exploring the Necessary Steps for KYC Compliance

All businesses want to “know” their customers, right? After all, what you don’t know about consumers can definitely hurt you in lost sales, hindered growth, and impaired customer loyalty. But for some industries—in particular the financial services, banking, and securities businesses—the phrase “know your customer” (KYC) means more than just good business. It’s required by regulators and government entities to…

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Melissa Announces New Client Win with car2go

Extends Melissa’s Leadership in International Identity Verification for Fast, Reliable Customer Onboarding Berlin and Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – June 5, 2018 – Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced it has been selected as the identity verification provider of choice for car2go, a leader in the carsharing sector. car2go integrates Melissa solutions…

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Melissa Features KYC Tools, Services, Partnerships at #Money2020Europe

Demos Highlight Strategies for 360 Degree Customer View to Prevent Fraud and Drive Anti-Money Laundering Initiatives Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced its comprehensive global intelligence solutions integrate seamlessly into banking operations, enabling a 360 degree view of the customer in real-time. Melissa will feature its tools and services for identity resolution,…

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How to Know Customers Are Who They Say They Are

In 2015 alone, 62% of companies were targets of payment fraud. As customers increasingly conduct their financial affairs online and via mobile devices, risk management and fraud prevention become more and more difficult. So, how do you know customers are who they say they are?Short of reaching through the computer, tablet, or smartphone screen and verifying a customer with your…

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Melissa’s Improvements in Dynamics CRM

Dirty data, in all forms, is bad for business. Here at Melissa, our primary concern is cleansing it from all of your platforms, including Microsoft Dynamics® CRM. Melissa currently offers many solutions for Dynamics CRM in order to combat problems with bad data.   We offer the Personator® solution in order to cleanse and enrich your U.S. and Canadian data.…

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Global IP New Features – Proxy Identification

Melissa is proud to announce new features for our IP Locator web service. Update 4.0.0.29 introduces the ProxyType and ProxyDescription response fields, that can help identify if the IP is currently under a proxy. These new additions come with no additional subscription or change in request formatting, so make sure your system takes advantage of these new features.   ProxyType…

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Record Matching Made Easy with MatchUp Web Service

MatchUp®, Melissa's solution to identify and eliminate duplicate records, is now available as a web service for batch processes, fulfilling one of most frequent requests from our customers - accurate database matching without maintaining and linking to libraries, or shelling out to the necessary locally-hosted data files. Now you can integrate MatchUp into any aspect of your network that can…

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