4Stop Providing Dynamic, Real-Time Merchant Underwriting World-Wide Through Their Partnership With Web Shield.
Press Release Published on September 17th, 2018. View Press Release on Newswire.

Cologne, Germany - September 17th, 2018 (NewsWire) – 4Stop (“FourStop GmbH”) a leading global provider for KYC, compliance and fraud prevention announces today their partnership with Web Shield and the launch of their global merchant underwriting solution. Now, through the 4Stop platform, businesses can perform complex, thorough investigations on their merchants to mitigate any risks hidden within business relationships and to obtain a confident, compliant and secure merchant onboarding process.

Through this partnership, Web Shield provides 4Stop with their InvestiGate product that encompasses a whole host of highly precise digital investigative modules, including sophisticated mirroring techniques within its web crawling engine. InvestiGate provides comprehensive risk analysis and recommendations with results delivered in near real-time.

In addition to Web Shields business investigation services, 4Stop provides businesses with further risk analysis techniques including utilising their KYC suite to perform enhanced due diligence on businesses directors in real-time and enrich their data experience. Paired with the ability to easily activate additional risk rules through 4Stop’s real-time risk engine, businesses can expand their investigation processes and ensure they facilitate merchant underwriting and onboarding to their specific risk threshold authorization allowance. Followed by on-going underwriting services and real-time merchant monitoring, businesses obtain everything they require to ensure their risk, compliance and fraud prevention processes in relation to their merchant relationships are managed.

“With 4Stop, we found an ideal partner to make our core product available to a wider audience”, said Web Shield CEO and Founder Christian Chmiel. “4Stop shares our passion for innovation and we are delighted to support them in their endeavour to make risk more transparent for their clients.”

4Stop’s merchant underwriting solution is now live and operational. “We are thrilled to have partnered with Web Shield, who are truly the leaders in servicing digital investigations for underwriting and onboarding merchants. Together, we look forward to facilitating our combined services and helping businesses globally to effortlessly manage their risk models and onboard their merchants with confidence and trust,” states 4Stop CEO and Co-Founder Ingo Ernst.

Businesses can implement 4Stop’s KYC, compliance, anti-fraud, and merchant underwriting all via a single API integration and effortlessly manage their risk through one platform - one centralised global view of risk and obtain leading-edge risk mitigation to confidently protect their business from fraud and ensure they stay compliant.


Web Shield equips the payments industry with tools that protect businesses from merchants involved in illegal or non-compliant activities. Their highly precise digital investigation tools InvestiGate and Monitor provide acquirers, payment service providers and other financial organisations with the information they need to make sound decisions about prospective clients, and alert them when existing clients behave dubiously. With Web Shield, you keep your business out of risky situations – and save time and money in the process. For more information visit https://www.webshield.com


4Stop, a leading fraud prevention provider solves businesses risk-based approach through a modern, all-in-one KYC, compliance and anti-fraud solution. Based in Germany and founded in 2016, 4Stop’s global compliance and risk management platform brings together their proprietary real-time anti-fraud technology with over 1800 active global premium data sources, in a single integration. 4Stop’s technology creates an unrivaled combination that allows businesses to confidently anticipate risk and are empowered to make well-informed decisions, backed by quantifiable data to manage regulatory obligations that will accelerate their business performance. 4Stop has been developed with a full understanding of compliance needs — locally and globally, today and in the future. Learn more about 4Stop or contact Us.

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