The Why Behind LegitScript
As the leader in merchant and product certification and monitoring in the e-commerce and payment sectors, LegitScript helps companies mitigate risk, build trust, and grow their business.
Our Data, Technology, and People Is What Set Us Apart
We help risk & compliance and trust & safety teams keep ahead of problematic activity, stay updated on emerging trends, and explore growth into new markets.
We have the industry's largest team of investigative analysts and regulatory experts to provide the most accurate analysis and reporting, ensuring your teams can expand into new markets with confidence.
We have spent more than 15 years classifying problematic products, e-commerce listings, and online merchant content to develop the world's most robust data sets of problematic product and merchant activity online.
LegitScript's AI-powered merchant and marketplace intelligence platform ingests millions of data points daily, which are analyzed through our proprietary machine learning to yield relevant and targeted insights.
Unparalleled Data Intelligence
LegitScript is fueled by OneView, our AI-powered market and merchant intelligence platform. OneView ingests millions of data points daily, which are then analyzed through our proprietary machine learning to yield relevant and targeted insights for our analysts and customers. No one has a better view of the commercial internet.
Multilingual. Multinational. Multitalented.
LegitScript analysts and policy experts come from more than 20 different countries and collectively speak more than 18 languages. We track over 175 regulatory bodies in more than 100 countries, giving our customers the global insight and regulatory expertise to confidently grow their businesses.
Trusted by Industry Leaders
Why trust LegitScript? Because some of the world’s leading organizations already do. That includes Google, Microsoft, and Meta in the online space; Shopify, and North American Bancard in the payments space; and leading trade and advocacy groups in addiction treatment and healthcare.
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LegitScript noticed an increase in the sale of fraudulent document services including synthetic identities.
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As a payments company, you’re good at vetting merchants before you let them into your portfolio. But what happens once they’re inside? That’s where LegitScript comes in. We can help you expand into new geographies, explore new high risk verticals, and grow your business with confidence. Watch the video to learn more.
The benchmarking report highlights several key takeaways that provide a comprehensive understanding of the current state of payments risk and compliance.
Get Your Copy of the Guide The steady march toward a near-universal adoption of digital payments continues unabated, but this growth is not without its challenges. What makes digital payments easier and faster is also what makes it vulnerable to fraud, illicit sales, and other activity that damages brands and invites regulatory and card brand scrutiny.…
As the payments landscape evolves toward faster and more seamless onboarding, businesses are faced with an increasing need to integrate better risk and compliance solutions throughout the lifecycle of their merchants. In this post, we explore what risk and compliance solutions are, and delve into the benefits of LegitScript Merchant Monitoring.
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Synthetic Identity Fraud is a blend of genuine and false data bad actors use to gain unauthorized access to financial services like credit, loans, and merchant accounts. Read further to understand the unintended consequences of automation, randomization of social security numbers, and large-scale data breaches. Then, download our 20-page introductory guide on Synthetic Identity Fraud.
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In LegitScript’s most recent webinar, we took a deep dive into the regulatory history and current landscape of online weapons sales. Read further for a snapshot of the political climate surrounding the proposal to implement a new merchant category code (MCC) for firearms. Then, dive into our three-part Deep Dive Webinar Series.
After more than 15 years of experience working with the world’s largest internet, e-commerce, and payments companies, LegitScript has compiled the best of our collective knowledge in high-risk products, services, and content with The Online Risk Management Handbook. Get a copy today.
Visa’s compliance program addressing the reputational risk and potential brand damage associated with acquiring merchants in high-risk verticals or industries, the Visa Global Brand Protection Program (GBPP), is being replaced by the Visa Integrity Risk Program (VIRP).
The Visa Integrity Risk Program (VIRP) Essential Questions and Answers On-Demand Webinar The new Visa Integrity Risk Program (VIRP) replaced what was previously the Visa Global Brand Protection Program (GBPP). This new program updates and enhances the framework to support Visa’s and Acquirers’ shared objective of protecting the Visa Payment System from illegal activity. There…
LegitScript’s Associate General Counsel, Gerard Olson, dives deep into the regulatory landscape of vaping and tobacco in our Deep Dive Webinar Series. Read this recap of the webinar to understand who regulates tobacco and vaping products, and what it takes to get a tobacco product to market. Then, watch the full webinar at the button below.