Huawei Ban, U.S. Sanctions – What this Means for American Ecommerce

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The Trump Administration has brought U.S. economic sanctions back into the public spotlight. Since placing Huawei, the world’s second largest smartphone maker, on the U.S. entity list, the Trump Administration has threatened more economic sanctions to countries and organizations throughout the world. The White House continues to tighten sanctions on Iran, threatens Turkey and warns European organization, Instex, with new sanctions.… Read More

Electronic Identity Verification Reduces Ecommerce Fraud by 90%

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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 year, the etailer’s fraud and chargebacks were slashed by 90%, and verification time dropped to a minute!… Read More

OFAC and KYC Loom Large for Financial Institutions

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 In the alphabet soup of government agencies, OFAC looms large for financial institutions.

Sometimes considered one of “the most powerful yet unknown” government agencies, the Office of Foreign Assets Control—a part of the Treasury Department—enforces economic and trade sanctions in support of U.S. national security and foreign policy.

Simply put, many bad actors attempt to realize their plans via financial means, including fraud, theft, banned commercial trading, or the funding of terrorism.… Read More

Know Your Customer with Personator World – Cloud-Based Identity Resolution and Verification Engine

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By Kevin Ubay-Ubay, Sales Engineer


Personator World is Melissa’s new powerful cloud based
web service that gives a simple and single way to clean and verify your contact
data globally. This service leverages our experience in name, phone, address
& email validation to provide comprehensive contact checking and combines
high quality identity level verification.

Some examples of where our new web service can be
applied:

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Age verification

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Name-address verification

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Anti-fraud applications

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Online shopping cart & eCommerce
platforms

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FinTech/Banking

Trusted
Reference Data

Personator World uses a number of trusted reference
data to verify the identity of an individual.
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Verify National ID like SSN with Personator

Blog Administrator | Address Verification, Analyzing Data, Data Cleansing, Data Enhancement, Data Enrichment, Email Verification, Global Address Verification, Global ID Verification, Global Phone Verification, Personator | , , , , , , , ,

by Michael Johnson, Sales
Engineer

Personator has never yielded the crown of contact
verification, and that is no accident.
Personator is the quintessential contact verification service.  Nowhere else can you find a fast, no
maintenance, easy-to-use web service that will give you a level of certainty
your data is not only good, but that it is correct.  One of our newest features in our flagship
service to be released is Personators SSN Verify.
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