Glossary

High-Risk Business

Business can be tagged as a “high-risk” one, based on the business’s industry, merchant’s business practices or clientele. Merchants that sell high-risk products (digital goods, nutra, etc.) may be labeled as a high-risk business by the processor. Merchants from the high chargeback ratios industry are considered high-risk as well.

To high-risk businesses refer:

  • Hosting
  • Gambling
  • Dating
  • Betting
  • Cryptotrading
  • ICOs
  • Adult entertainment