Original release date: 22 Oct 2013
Credit card charges from a Taiwanese company – where the cardholder has had no dealings with the company. Possibly following overseas travel or purchasing from overseas e-commerce merchants.
Your credit card may be charged by “Neweb Technologies” or “Neweb Technologies Taiwan” or variants (e.g.: Neweb Tech, Neweb etc). You have had no dealings with the company or have not physically been in Taiwan. Neweb is a physical and online payments processor based in Taiwan.
This charge is likely:
You may have recently:
The best course of action is to verify the transaction and contact your bank. Follow these steps:
Possible explanation of fraud
Developing situation with many consumers in Singapore and China affected over the past week. Two major Singaporean banks have already banned transactions from Neweb. More information to come.
If you have any questions or updates on this, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.