High Risk Holdings Blog

Increased Shipping, Bitcoin Whirlwind And GDPR Non-Compliance

Posted by High Risk Holdings Contact on Dec 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Today in PYMNTS’ data, delivery firms will ship more packages than ever this holiday shopping season, bitcoin is having another whirlwind week, financial institutions (FIs) are working toward better innovations to create higher customer satisfaction, B2B digital procurement tools are not being used to their fullest potentials and the upcoming General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) might leave some businesses non-compliant.

Read More

Topics: Ecommerce, online, Business, merchant, payment

Major Breaches Continue While Data Industry Hesitates

Posted by High Risk Holdings Contact on Nov 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM
The   Equifax Data Breach   is, unfortunately, not the last large-scale security breach we'll be seeing in the years to come.
Read More

Topics: Ecommerce, online, Business, payment, mobile

Operation Choke Point Closed for Good

Posted by High Risk Holdings Contact on Nov 2, 2017 10:00:00 AM
In 2013, the United States Department of Justice initiated Operation Choke Point, whose sole purpose was to investigate U.S. banks in regards to their business with firearm dealers, shady businesses, money launderers, and payday lenders.
Read More

Topics: Ecommerce, online, Business, merchant, payment

BTC Volatility Still Concerning After Second Fork

Posted by High Risk Holdings Contact on Oct 31, 2017 10:00:00 AM
Bitcoin dipped back below $5,500   Wednesday, another tremor in cryptocurrency markets in the wake of yet another BTC fork.
Read More

Topics: Ecommerce, online, Business, payment

High Risk Holdings, LLC Protects Against Fraud

Posted by High Risk Holdings Contact on Sep 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM
In recent news, there has been a sudden spike in cyber crime incidents. Hackers and other identity thieves are inventing new ways to steal money from consumer accounts. This time, the scammers target phone companies, asking them to transfer phone numbers belonging to unsuspecting iPad and smart phone users. They could gain access to a person's bank account information, not to mention reset passwords so the owner cannot login anymore. 
Read More

Topics: online, Business, merchant, payment

Cybercriminals Hijack Phone Numbers: Why Fraud Protection is More Important Than Ever

Posted by High Risk Holdings Contact on Sep 5, 2017 10:00:00 AM
PYMNTS.com recently revealed some terrifying news. It's been proven that cyber criminals are able to hack into phone numbers with only a few easy steps and therefore, have access to our whole lives.
Read More

Topics: Ecommerce, online, Business, payment, mobile

Is Blockchain the Future of Transparent Transactions?

Posted by High Risk Holdings Contact on Jul 24, 2017 3:37:36 AM
Blockchain  is the internet technology developed by the inventors of Bitcoin to help make financial transactions nearly impossible to hack. Blockchain distributes transactions over a peer-to-peer network which provides authentication for the exchange. Once the peer-to-peer network has validated the transaction, it combines with others in a digital ledger to create a new block. The transaction completes when the block becomes a link in the "blockchain."
Read More

Topics: Ecommerce, online, Business, payment

Pending Dodd Frank Regulations RollBack

Posted by High Risk Holdings Contact on Jun 22, 2017 10:00:00 AM
Our motto at High Risk Holdings LLC is that "proud to be one of the most progressive merchant providers in the card-not-present environment." Through collaboration and consulting, we are keen in understanding that different merchants have varying payment method needs, whether its credit card payments, AHA postings, or new solutions. The Dodd-Frank reforms impacted our participation in the financial industry throughout the mortgage and banking crisis of the early aughts. As with all legislation, bills introduced in The House and Senate frequently undergo amendments. In this case, not every financial circumstance that has not yet occurred be anticipated in the Dodd-Frank legislation. The new presidency and Republican majority tremendously benefits how our vendors and our business operates.
Read More

Topics: Ecommerce, online, Business, merchant, payment

3 Key Digital Commerce Trends for 2017

Posted by High Risk Holdings Contact on Jun 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM
With 2017 halfway through, it seems like a good time as any to examine some of the growing trends within the digital commerce sphere thus far. With ecommerce becoming far more appealing to consumers, its edge over traditional brick-and-mortar stores has exponentially grown. Here are some of the digital commerce trends for 2017 that will surely dominate the rest of the year as well.
Read More

Topics: Ecommerce, online, Business

What Is (Internet) Merchant Account and How Do I Get One?

Posted by High Risk Holdings Contact on May 25, 2017 11:08:39 AM

A merchant account is a type of bank account which allows businesses to accept payments by credit or debit cards. That is an agreement between a retailer, a merchant bank and payment processor for the settlement of credit card and/or debit card transactions.

Read More

Topics: Ecommerce, online, merchant, payment

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts