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MasterCard to Fine Merchants for Non Compliance

Posted in PCI by ebs4pos on July 27, 2009

Revisiting those deadlines, Level 1 & 2 merchants must produce a Report on Compliance from a QSA by December 31, 2010. Non-compliant Level 1 & 2 Visa merchants are currently being fined under the Visa Compliance Acceleration Program (CAP) as follows:

* Level 1 Merchant: $25K/mo ($350K/yr) plus tiered merchants bumping down one tier (total $$$ unknown)

* Level 2 Merchant: $5K/mo ($60K/yr)

via Branden Williams’ Security Convergence Blog: MasterCard to Fine Merchants for Non Compliance.

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