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The 3rd Man
Studley Court
Guildford Road
Chobham, Surrey
GU24 8EB
[t] 01276 856444
The 3rd Man focuses on providing transactional security for retailers both with card terminal transactions and CNP (Card not present) transactions on the internet. The service includes fraud screening and analysis along with sophisticated reporting software that enables the rapid detection of fraud rings.

Both organised and casual fraud are prevented using the 3rd Man services and currently has a greater than 95% success record.
Latest Card Not Present fraud figures may not tell the whole story
20 March, 2009
Fraud prevention specialists, the 3rd Man, is questioning the latest fraud figures released by APACS, particularly as the losses announced need to include fraudulent transactions on non-UK issued cards, and this is not clear.
The 3rd ManÃÂÃâ€ÂÃâ€Âs online fraud detection service hits milestone prevention point
25 November, 2008
By sharing fraud data, online retailers using SuperSearch have so far prevented 100 million pounds worth of fraud
Parcel mule scam exposure by the 3rd man
27 October, 2008
With the help of the 3rd man, ITV's Tonight programme investigates the growing fraud of parcel mules
Detailed insight into UK card fraud industry
23 July, 2008
The 3rd Man and reveal the results of their study into the extent and nature of credit card fraud in the UK
Credit card address code check easily compromised
11 June, 2008
The 3rd Man identifies ease with which information stolen from customer databases can be exploited in credit card fraud
Card not present forum launches on May day
01 May, 2008
The 3rd Man takes the next step in combating retail fraud by setting up the CNP forum is launched at the Retail Fraud show in London on May the 1st.
Card crime threat on the rise for retailers.
23 April, 2008
With card crime reaching half a billion pounds last year, retailers are facing an uphill struggle in combating high street fraud.
3rd Man initiated fraud file to stop Christmas thieves in their tracks.
06 December, 2007
Online fraud will be harder to accomplish during this festive season thanks to the National Fraud File set up by the 3rd Man earlier in the year and which is now tracking fraudulent behaviour and providing fraud protection in the run up to Christmas.
HMRC data loss consequences less with retail fraud prevention in place.
21 November, 2007
The Third Man comments on the extent of the vulnerability exposed by the recent data loss by Revenue and Customs, re-assuring that with adequate retail protection in place, point of use fraud is unlikely.
Card fraud protection expanded with acquisition.
09 November, 2007
The 3rd man acquires Early Warning UK to set up the most comprehensive card fraud prevention system in the UK for on-line retailers.
The 3rd man initiates on-lin neigbourhood watch to combat card fraud.
07 August, 2007
SuperSearch service provides information exchange opportunities for banks and retailers to assist in the identification and prevention of fraudulent payment card activity.