Press Releases

MRC Appoints Paul Kuykendall as CEO

14 September 2018

The Merchant Risk Council (MRC) announced today that its Global Board of Directors elected Paul Kuykendall as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kuykendall will assume day-to-day leadership of the MRC, and together with the Global Board, drive the organization's strategic direction.

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MRC Vegas 2018 News Coverage

20 April 2018

See what attending press representatives said about their experience at MRC Vegas 2018, the trends they learned and other industry topics discussed.

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Merchant Risk Council Announces MRC Technology Award Winners

02 April 2018

Whitepages Pro and ThreatMetrix were announced as winners of the MRC Technology Awards at MRC Vegas 2018. Both organizations have established themselves as innovative leaders within the eCommerce payments and fraud community.

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MRC Announces New Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards

10 July 2017

The Merchant Risk Council is pleased to announce its new Board of Directors and Advisory Boards members. MRC boards are comprised of senior professionals from key merchants, solution providers and payment card brands who are committed to making eCommerce more safe, efficient and profitable.

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73 Arrests with International eCommerce Fraud Initiative

21 June 2017

More than six dozen suspects were arrested as a result of eCommerce Action 2017. These suspects were responsible for more than 20,000 fraudulent transactions with an estimated value exceeding EUR 5 million.

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MRC Announces 2017 MRC Technology Award Winners Sift Science and allpago

24 March 2017

On 15 March 2017 Sift Science and allpago were announced as winners of the MRC Technology Awards at MRC Vegas 2017. Both organizations have established themselves as innovative leaders within the eCommerce payments and fraud community.

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Fraud Attack Index Shows Nearly 80% Increase for Domestic Holiday Attacks

01 March 2017

The 2017 Fraud Attack Index comprehensively details the rate at which online fraud attacks increased throughout traditional retail verticals and provides an in-depth look at the reasons behind the changes over 2016.

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MRC Announces Feedzai as MRC Vegas 2018 Overall Sponsor

21 February 2017

The MRC announces Feedzai will be the headline sponsor for MRC Vegas 2018.

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MRC Technology Awards Now Open for Submissions

17 November 2016

The Merchant Risk Council has opened nominations for the annual MRC Technology Awards to recognize solution providers making significant contributions in the fraud and payments industry.

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MRC Announces FY17 Boards of Directors

17 August 2016

The MRC announced the results of its 2016-2017 American Advisory Board, European Advisory Board and Global Board of Directors elections.

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