• FIREPAY ISSUES NEW POLICY FOR US ACCOUNT HOLDERS

    11 October 2006

    Newspaper

    On September 30, 2006, the United States Congress passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006.

    Once President Bush approves the Act. FirePay (www.firepay.com) will no longer allow US consumer payments for online gambling merchants.

    Beginning the day President Bush signs the Act, FirePay will decline any purchase transactions from US FirePay account holders at any gambling merchant site.

    Ten days after President Bush signs the Act, FirePay will decline any transfer attempt made by any online gambling merchant to a US FirePay account.
    All US FirePay accounts holders will continue to be able to make purchases and receive payments from non-gambling, online merchants, as well as “Deposit From” and “Withdraw To” their US bank account.

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