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Why can my card transaction be declined?

If your card transaction is not successful, this might be why: 

The following Merchant Category Codes (MCC) are not supported, any transactions with these merchants will be declined: 




 Drugs, Drug Proprietaries and Druggists' Sundries


 Chemicals and Allied Products


 Direct Marketing- Insurance Services 


 Direct Marketing – Travel Related Arrangement Services 


 Direct Marketing – Catalog Merchant


 Direct Marketing – Oubound Telemarketing Merchants 


Direct Marketing – Inbound Telemarketing Merchants 


MoneySend - Intracountry


MoneySend - Intercountry


MoneySend - Funding




 Message Parlors


Goverment Owned Lottery


 Government-Licensed On-Line Casinos (On-Line Gambling) 


 Government-Licensed Horse/Dog Racing 


Gambling Transactions


Goverment Owned Lottery


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