Author: Marco Runge
Card payments across Europe totalled over € 3.8 billion in 2020. And as contactless buying soars, virtual cards are coming into their own. While fraud continues to be the main reason behind a majority of the chargebacks, there has been a steady increase in the number of non-fraud-related cases as well.
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