Accertify and Litle & Co. Partner to Combat Credit Card Fraud
Chicago, IL and Lowell, MA - January 12, 2009
Integrated Solution for Payment Processing and Fraud Prevention Aimed at Card-Not-Present Payments
Accertify, a provider of leading-edge, credit card fraud prevention solutions, and Litle & Co., a leading payments processor for direct-to-consumer commerce, today announced that Accertif's Interceptas® platform is available for integration with Litle's payments platform. This integration gives Litle & Co.'s customers greater flexibility in preventing and managing credit card fraud.
Litle processes and manages card-not-present and alternative payments for leading direct-to-consumer brands. Its platform is specifically engineered to meet the needs of companies in catalog, internet and multichannel retail, direct response and online services to help increase revenue and processing operational efficiencies.
"By giving Interceptas users the ability to integrate with Litle's payments platform we are allowing them to take advantage of the innovation and market leading services Litle & Co. is known for," said Michael Long, chief product strategist for Accertify.
Built by fraud prevention experts, Interceptas provides merchants with a fraud-fighting workbench that incorporates all the features and services required to effectively combat card-not-present fraud. Developed with a flexible data-management foundation, Interceptas can be quickly implemented, easily customized and empowers end-users to take control of their fraud prevention efforts.
"Merchants are seeking to strengthen their fraud defenses to reduce losses and operational costs due to fraud. Litle has chosen to offer Accertify's Interceptas platform because of its industry-leading relevance to the specific needs of card-not-present merchants and the rich customization opportunity that allows our merchants to tailor it to their requirements," said Jason Pavona, vice president, product management, Litle & Co. "Like Accertify, Litle is extremely customer-focused and committed to providing solutions that help merchants find their most profitable customers. Integrating these platforms will benefit our customers by providing them with a unified solution to payments processing and enhanced fraud prevention."
About Litle & Co.
Litle & Co. is a leading payments platform for merchants who sell goods and services directly to consumers. Providing transaction processing and consultative merchant services for card-not-present and alternative payments, the Litle & Co. payments platform is engineered specifically to meet the needs of companies in Direct Response (DRTV, radio, print), Internet and Multichannel Retail (including catalogs), and Online Services. Founded in 2001, and based in Lowell, Massachusetts, Litle & Co.'s growth has been acknowledged by a No.1 Inc. 500 ranking (2006) and a No.8 Entrepreneur Hot 100 ranking (2008). For more information or to contact us, visit www.litle.com.
Accertify®, Inc. is the first company to focus on developing fraud prevention tools and strategies from the perspective of merchants that accept 'card not present' transactions. That focus led to the development of Interceptas®, which applies state of the art automation to every step in the merchant's process of managing credit card fraud exposure. Accertify exemplifies a constant commitment to maintaining the best in fraud prevention strategies, and its management team combines complementary skills from fraud management, business software development, accounting and legal to assure that its customers receive the most comprehensive, cost-effective solution to credit card fraud available.