When entering a new market, it is essential to know what you are walking into: every market has its own favourite ways to pay, and its own typical forms of risk and fraud.

Credit and debit card dominate online payments in the UK, with fraud significantly higher for credit cards.

Find out how you can minimise risk and fraud in the UK.

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  • Risk management tools
  • Typical fraud scams
  • Our take on how to succeed in the UK

Our top risk and fraud prevention tip for the UK

3-D authentication is mandatory for MasterCard and Maestro, though British card issuers typically take a flexible approach, employing 3D Secure primarily for high-risk transactions.

Risk and fraud in the UK