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Trying to donate-VISA calls you "fraudulent org"

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Apparently VISA (the company) has tagged Mozilla as a "fraudulent" organization and so my multiple tries to donate today have been blocked.

To fix this, they are disengaging my "fraudulent alerts" and that is the only way to get the charge to go through.

When I pressed my bank--saying that this doesn't solve the problem, there was nothing additional they said they could do. I really think you should take this up with Visa. This is very alarming.

Thanks for all your great work.

dee

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Hello redant,

First of all : thank you so much for wanting to donate to Mozilla  !

I just sent an email to VISA and gave them a link to this thread ....

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I'm not aware of others reporting this issue, it may be your bank is just extra strict. I would double check that you are donating to the correct organization, https://donate.mozilla.org is the only official donation page for Mozilla

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Please listen.

I've spent a substantial amount of time trying to sort this out this morning.

Let me repeat that my request to donate made it though my bank's "filter", but was blocked by Visa.

It is possible that other potential donations were blocked and folks don't have time to follow up in the way I have this morning.

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

Hello redant,

First of all : thank you so much for wanting to donate to Mozilla  !

I just sent an email to VISA and gave them a link to this thread ....

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Thank you for that....but is anyone following up on it--with Visa?

I'm not really a fan of Julian Assange--but you do remember that one of the first things targeted with WikiLeaks was to block their funding sources.

Remember Paypal closing their account. ...maybe it's a tech glitch with Visa, or maybe it's something more nefarious.

Regardless--donations are your lifeblood and so I hope your email to Visa is not consider as "problem solved". PLEASE MAKE SURE SOMEONE FOLLOWS UP ON THIS.

Thanks in advance for your work McCoy.

dee

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I'm sure it's a temporary issue that will be handled. Thank you for the donation to the foundation and the heads up!

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Sorry Tyler, but based on what--do you think it's a temporary issue...?

Thanks. That's all from me.

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I noticed that you marked my post as "Chosen Solution" - but as I didn't solve anything ("I hope your email to Visa is not considered as "problem solved".") : You can remove that mark by clicking on the "Undo" button to the right.

I really don't know what else I could do (sorry .... )

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Yikes. Hope there are pipelines for important info to be disseminated.

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redant said

Yikes. Hope there are pipelines for important info to be disseminated.

As you undoubtedly know, the people who answer questions here on the support forum, are volunteers, users just like you, who are trying to help other users in their spare time - and there is only so much we can do ....

Just now I have also forwarded this thread, using this link :

Input page : https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/

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Hi There...thank you for the generosity of giving me the benefit of the doubt...didn't know that and sorry.

Thank you for donating your time. Seriously, deep bow to you all.

I love Mozilla and feel fiercely protective.

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redant said

I love Mozilla and feel fiercely protective.

That's so good to hear ("read" in this case)  !