What is Maxmind fraud scoring?

Maxmind uses industry leading technology to determine the likelihood that a transaction is fraudulent based on many factors, including whether an online transaction comes from a high-risk IP address, high-risk email account, high-risk device, or anonymising proxy. Maxmind's industry leading technology is tried and tested by us - we've used it on the Fooman website since 2011 as our own fraud defence.

Do I need a Maxmind account to use the fraud scoring feature?

Yes -€“ a Maxmind account (version 1.2 or above) is needed. Maxmind offers a free trial account with 1000 free fraud checks. Additional checks are priced from $0.005 per transaction. 

Read more about the Maxmind minFraud service.

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