3.9% of all e-commerce orders declined on the suspicion of fraud, 12.4% for those selling internationally

Orders originating outside the US or Canada tend to carry a far higher risk of fraud. Merchants that accept international orders say they decline 12.4% of them on suspicion of fraud, over three times the overall rejection rate of 3.9%. The portion of those international orders accepted that later turn out to be fraudulent is 2.4%, nearly two and a half times the overall rate of 1.0%, CyberSource reports.