Thursday , September 29, 2022

Remote Deposit Capture

Eye on ACH: Same-Day Transactions Soar; Certegy’s Mobile Remote Capture for Vendors

Same-day transaction processing on the automated clearing house network will turn five years old this month, and while that may provide one reason for participants to celebrate, network governor Nacha issued another one Wednesday morning: both same-day transactions and same-day dollar volume are soaring. Transactions totaled 148.7 million in the …

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FTNI Supplies Digital Payment Tech to C-Store And Food Distributor

Grocers and convenience stores that use distributor Hardec’s to buy products to sell now have an online and digital payment option. Omaha, Neb.-based Financial Transmission Network Inc. said it is supplying Hardec’s with an online payment portal that enables its customers to pay invoices via automated clearing house transactions and …

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Mitek Acquires Tech Firm and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 6/2/21

Mitek Systems Inc., a provider of digital identity-verification technology, said it has acquired ID R&D Inc., a provider of voice and face biometrics technology, for up to $49 million in Mitek stock and cash.Payments processor Fleetcor Technologies Inc. closed on its acquisition of cross-border payments specialist Associated Foreign Exchange Inc. The deal, …

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Klarna’s Crypto Foray and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/17/21

Payments provider Klarna AB has entered the cryptocurrency market with an agreement with Swedish crypto broker Safello, which is launching Klarna Open Banking to allow 180,000 Safello users to buy digital currencies directly from their bank accounts.Mastercard Inc. and payments provider Island Pay have collaborated with the central bank of the Bahamas to …

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Western States Acquirers Names 2021 Leaders and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 2/5/21

The Western States Acquirers Association announced two new board members, Amanda Beam of Humboldt Merchant Services and Glenn Smith of NCR Corp. Also, Scott DeFazio, Fiserv Inc., was elected secretary for 2021 and Jason Putnam, The Independent Bankers Bank N.A., Deborah Camm, SafraPay, and Lane Connor, Fuzse, were reelected as president, vice …

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Digital Transactions’ 2020 Top 10 Countdown

Count down the 10 most popular stories published in the Digital Transactions News daily newsletter in 2020. #10 Processor Paya Will Go Public Via a So-Called SPAC Merger (Aug. 3) #9 Feeling Heat, Square Explains Its New Reserve Policy (June 23) #8 After Beating Wells Fargo Twice in Court, USAA …

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How Fraudsters Are Deploying Mobile Capture to Target Covid Stimulus Checks

Stimulus-check fraud is on the rise, says Advanced Fraud Solutions, a High Point, N.C.-based provider of fraud-mitigation tools. Of 1 million checks screened by AFS, 41,000 have been identified as fraudulent, the company says. Legitimate checks were issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury starting in March as part …

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Amazon Sales up 40% and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 7/31/20

With consumers flocking to e-commerce during the Covid-19 pandemic, net product sales for Amazon.com Inc. totaled $50.2 billion the June quarter, up 40% year-over-year. Sales at its physical stores dropped 13% to $3.8 billion.China will surpass the United States as the world’s largest retail market this year, eMarketer Inc. predicted in its “Global …

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Fiserv CEO Yabuki Sees Signs of Stronger Growth as He Yields to Former First Data Chief Bisignano

Jeff Yabuki will step down July 1 after 15 years as chief executive of Fiserv Inc. and will be succeeded by Frank Bisignano, who joined the company last year after it acquired First Data Corp., of which Bisignano was CEO, in a $22-billion all-stock deal. Yabuki, who is also Fiserv’s …

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Star, Accel Raise PINless Limits and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 5/1/20

Processor Fiserv Inc. announced it is temporarily increasing the limit for PINless transaction approval on its Star and Accel debit networks from $50 to $100 effective Friday. Issuers are required to support the new cap, while it is optional for merchant acquirers and merchants.MoneyGram International Inc. reported digital transactions, which accounted for 18% of all …

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