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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.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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. 
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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.
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Topics: Ecommerce, online, Business, payment, mobile

Ripple Eyes a Bright Future in the Chinese Markets

Posted by High Risk Holdings Contact on Aug 31, 2017 10:00:00 AM
After rumors of Alibaba running a Ripple validator node in China surfaced, people started wondering if Ripple is planning on breaking into the Chinese market. Many companies are making overtures in the Middle Kingdom, so it’s no surprise that yes Ripple does have plans for China.
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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."
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Affiliate Summit East 2017

Posted by Branko Curcic on Jul 11, 2017 9:34:32 AM
NEW YORK CITY ( July 11th, 2017) -- Direct marketing and e-commerce merchants will be able to learn more about High Risk Holdings, LLC, and their innovative solutions for taking customer payments online at the world's most comprehensive event for affiliate marketing,  Affiliate Summit East 2017 .
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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.
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Topics: Ecommerce, online, Business, merchant, payment

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