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Here at G2, we get a lot of questions about the online sale of designer goods to US consumers. For example: Who can legally sell these goods online? Are online consignment shops legal? When boarding a merchant, how can I tell if the website sells counterfeit goods or the real thing? To help answer these… read more

The start of 2014 means that some of the most exciting sporting events around the world are nearing, including Super Bowl XLVIII, the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and The FIFA World Cup. While these three events feature very different sports, they have one thing in common: ticket prices to attend any of these events come at a steep price and high demand. Whenever there is an in-demand, popular event like the above, scammers are sure to take advantage of spectators looking for a bargain.

For acquiring banks, that means higher chargebacks and potential financial loss.

As an acquirer, knowing what your merchants are selling is key to minimizing your risk for potential violations, especially since merchants can add products to their websites at any given moment, without your knowledge. New products are constantly put on the market, and unfortunately, illegal and risky products are often hard to detect and monitor. Without being aware of these products, you run the risk of brand damage and potential violations, including regulatory fines and even legal penalties. While the list of goods and services that violate MasterCard’s BRAM program and Visa’s Global Brand Protection program (not to mention the law) is exhaustive, G2 Web Services has compiled a list of five lesser-known products that we have identified on merchant websites that you should be on the lookout for.

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