[Rant] Card Testing abuse

Today, we’ve had over $1k of fraudulent donations from Card Testing.

It’s a total pain in the arse, has wasted a day of energy for me and Erik (blocking, refunding, and protecting), and meant we now have to actually transfer money into Stripe as Stripe has already transfered the money out to us! (Which is a double pain as I hate using banking apps!)

This is mainly just a rant, but I’ve also found the whole concept quite interesting (and made me hate humanity a little more!). Some info here if you’d like to dig in:


I have asked the CEO of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising for some time to discuss this issue.
I’ll keep you posted.

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