ArmInfo. ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank implemented a new security system for Internet payments "ArCa SecurePay". This service is currently available for all ArCa cards issued by ACBA-Credit Agricole, with the exception of ArCA-MIR cards, for which the service will become active within a month.
According to the press service of the Bank, henceforth, on the sites where the "ArCa SecurePay" system is activated, Internet operations with ArCa cards will be carried out through additional security confirmation. When making Internet payments, confirmations will be made through a one-time password entry, which during the transaction will be registered and sent to the cardholder by SMS message to the phone number registered in the Bank.
According to the source, the necessary work is already completed in the partner trading Internet network for the maintenance of ArCa cards in the system ArCa SecurePay.
For more detailed information, you can call the 24-hour cardholder service center of ACBA -Credit Agricole Bank to number (010) 31-88-99.
According to the Analytical Survey "Armenian Banks in Card Business" prepared by ArmInfo News Agency , ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank is among the top three leaders in the total number of active cards - over 202 thousand units on October 1, 2017. The bank holds the position in TOP-3 and by total volume of plastic transactions - 155.6 bln AMD for 9 months of 2017, and among the three leaders the bank also figures on the volume of ATM transactions - 124.2 bln AMD for 9 months of 2017. According to the number of ArCa cards, the Bank was fixed at the 2nd position - 110.6 thousand units. According to the number of ATMs and own POS-terminals, the Bank holds the championship - 180 pcs and 1623 pcs respectively. However, taking into account the joint ATM project with the VTB Bank (Armenia), ACBA- Credit Agricole Bank is leading, as the total number of ATMs of two banks as of October 1, 2017 is 337, out of which 162 are installed in Yerevan and 175 in the regions .
"ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank" JSC has been operating in Armenia since 1995. Since September 2006, the largest European banking group Credit Agricole SA has been the majority shareholder of the bank with a 15.56% interest in the capital, followed by the participation of SJSC "Sacam International" (member of the Credit Agricole SA) - 12.44%, along with which there are 10 regional Unions of Peasant Mutual Assistance ). ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank is included in the TOP-5 in terms of branch network coverage - 58 subdivisions, with the number of regional branches holding the third position.