When you take credit cards in person it is a good idea to ensure that your staff are knowledgeable about Credit Card Security Features. Buy knowing and understanding these features, merchants can help reduce the likelihood of card present fraud. A few good tips are to always check for a signature on the back of the card and to ask for ID to verify the signature. For more ways to prevent fraud, below are links to Visa, Discover and American Express that explain how to identify genuine cards and some other great information related to card security. If you have any questions regarding card security or on your merchant account please feel free to contact us.