Acquirer

An acquirer is a bank that processes credit and debit card transactions for a merchant.

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  • MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition)

    The information printed on a check in magnetic ink. The MICR information helps MICR scanners retrieve important information from the check including the routing number, account number...

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  • POP (Point-of-Purchase)

    A one time debit entry to the account of a receiver whom is notified, at the point of purchase, that their check (source document) will be converted...

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