Accertify is Selected by Abercrombie & Fitch for Online Fraud Prevention

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Chicago, IL – March 23,  2011 

Accertify®, a leading provider of software, tools and strategies for preventing fraud, announced that Abercrombie & Fitch, a retailer selling casual sportswear apparel, has implemented its Interceptas® fraud prevention platform to enhance the retailer’s ability to protect against credit card fraud in its direct-to-consumer business.    

 Abercrombie & Fitch operates more than 1,000 stores in North America, Europe and Asia, as well as direct-to-consumer operations.

 “Our direct-to-consumer sales are expanding rapidly and our business is growing internationally,” said an Abercrombie & Fitch spokesperson. “Abercrombie & Fitch requires the ability to create specific rules for screening transactions that are unique to our business.  Doing so saves time, reduces our manual review rate and enhances our defenses against fraud.  Accertify helps us achieve these desired business results,” the spokesperson said.

 “Our relationship with Abercrombie & Fitch is confirmation of the momentum Accertify has in the retail sector and the success of our Interceptas platform in reducing our customers’ total cost of fraud,” said Jeff Liesendahl, CEO of Accertify.

 

About Accertify®

Accertify Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Express, based in Itasca, IL, is a leader in providing e-commerce companies with software, tools and strategies for preventing online fraud and mitigating enterprise-wide risks.  Its Interceptas® platform integrates every component of fraud prevention, applies state-of-the-art automation to each step in process and offers advanced capabilities for managing fraud data. Built with a merchant's perspective, Interceptas delivers flexibility in preventing various types of criminal behavior, including fraud related to card-not-present purchases, online scams and policy abuse, merchandise returns and exchanges and other data management challenges. Accertify is committed to providing online companies with the most cost-effective solution to fraud available. For more information, visit www.accertify.com.

Media Contact:

Carol Jouzaitis
312-242-7304
cjouzaitis@accertify.com