Prevent POS Fraud with Secure Devices

On May 13, 2011 news broke of Michaels arts-and-crafts stores falling victim to debit-card data theft.

“Thieves tampered with the retailer’s debit-card processing equipment at about 80 stores from Massachusetts to Washington, according to the chain’s corporate parent, Michaels Stores Inc.

The thefts apparently involved the use of electronic devices called skimmers that allowed crooks to record information from shoppers’ debit cards and steal their personal identification numbers, or PINs.1

TrustCommerce Welcomes Chris Gowins as Chief Operating Officer

IRVINE, California, June 7, 2011 — TrustCommerce, provider of comprehensive payment processing and risk management solutions, is pleased to announce Chris Gowins has joined TrustCommerce as Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Mr. Gowins will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of critical departments, establishing procedures and processes to ensure their smooth functioning. With more than 15 years experience in finance and business strategy, Mr. Gowins has managed teams of up to 65 employees and enjoys driving company growth through well-executed strategies and processes.

“Chris provides a base of knowledge, ingenuity and acumen that is critical to Trust as we continue our growth. I am thrilled to have him become part of our team,” Rob Caulfield, Chief Executive Officer, TrustCommerce.