Accertify to Provide Online Fraud Prevention to 1800hotels.com
Chicago - May 27, 2009
UK-based Travel Site Chooses Interceptas for International Fraud Prevention
Accertify®, a provider of leading-edge online fraud prevention solutions to e-commerce merchants, today announced that its Interceptas platform has been selected by 1800hotels.com, a Florida-based travel website with international operations in Ireland and the U.K.
1800hotels.com chose Interceptas because of its robust data management features, automation and international fraud prevention capabilities. Interceptas easily accepts international transactions for fraud scoring, helps clients develop customized, global fraud screening rules and techniques and integrates specialized tools for finding fraudulent activity internationally. Interceptas provides seamless access to a strategic set of services for international fraud prevention.
“Accertify understands our needs because of its deep experience in working with the online travel industry,” said Chris Scodius, Vice President, 1800hotels.com. “Interceptas provides all the international fraud-fighting tools and components 1800hotels.com needs in a single, integrated system. Its workbench platform provides superior analytics, automation, a case management workflow pattern and user-friendly interface that will help us reduce fraud and the manual effort involved in fraud prevention.”
“We’re excited about working with 1800hotels.com,” said Jeff Liesendahl, CEO of Accertify. “We look forward to helping yet another online travel industry leader reduces its total cost of fraud, maximize online revenues and improve the web booking experience for consumers.”
1800hotels.com offers quality accommodation at excellent rates in worldwide destinations. Established in 2002, 1800hotels.com offers a large range of quality, hotels at unusually low prices for both business and leisure.
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.