Online Dating Service eHarmony Implements Accertify's Fraud-Fighting Technology

Interceptas platform provides fraud-fighting tools and components in a single system that allows merchants to integrate more data into the fraud-fighting process

June 10, 2009

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CHICAGO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Accertify(R) (, a provider of leading-edge online fraud-fighting solutions to e-commerce merchants, today announced that its Interceptas platform has been chosen by eHarmony, the online service that uses relationship science to match singles seeking long-term relationships.

Accertify's technology plays an important role in eHarmony's existing multi-pronged fraud protection strategy, which uses proactive intervention, user accountability and cutting-edge technology. After a thorough trial of the Interceptas platform, eHarmony was confident that this industry-leading technology would enhance its fraud-fighting capabilities.

"We continuously identify and apply the latest and best fraud protection tools," said Scott Ackerman, Vice President of Customer Care at eHarmony. "After thoroughly reviewing multiple fraud detection systems and comparing their capabilities against our unique business needs, we felt that Accertify offered the most comprehensive and effective option to augment our current methods."

Interceptas provides comprehensive fraud-fighting tools and components in a single, integrated system that allows merchants to integrate more data into the fraud-fighting process for improved screening success. The platform can be used to manage a variety of data management challenges across the enterprise. In addition, its automated workflow features strengthen fraud defenses and reduce the manual effort involved in fraud protection.

"We're excited about working with eHarmony," said Jeff Liesendahl, CEO of Accertify. "We know that for many types of organizations, from retailers to airlines to social networks, data management is the key to effective fraud protection. That's why we designed Interceptas with features and flexibility that help all types of merchants get control over their data and adapt quickly to new fraud trends."

About Accertify Inc.

Accertify(R) is the first company to focus on developing fraud prevention tools and strategies from the perspective of online merchants. That focus led to the development of Interceptas(R) which applies state of the art automation to every step in the merchant's process of managing fraud exposure. Accertify exemplifies a constant commitment to maintaining the best in fraud prevention strategies, and its management team combines complementary skills from fraud management, business software development, accounting and legal to assure that its customers receive the most comprehensive, cost-effective solution to fraud available. Accertify is based in Schaumburg, IL.

About eHarmony, Inc.

Pasadena, Calif.-based eHarmony, Inc. ( was founded in 2000 and is a pioneer in using relationship science to match singles seeking long-term relationships. Its services, available in the United States, Canada, Australia and United Kingdom, present users with compatible matches based on key dimensions of personality that are scientifically proven to predict highly successful long-term relationships. eHarmony, Inc. also operates a network of dating and relationship, wedding planning and parenting websites that give people resources and support to make better decisions at important times in their lives.

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