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Until that is addressed by the authorities (the card issuers make massive profits from fraud so they don't care), then you may have a hard time using your card
you are gonna be tarred with the same brush ..
BTW your nic won't help instill confidence ...)
I use Electron all the time 'cos I can limit my exposure to fraudulent sites if I buy with it ..I have no problems ever ..but my neighbourhood doesnt have the reputation yours does...
Don't know what to advise ..maybe try to open Bank account elsewhere?
We are not alone with this, many of our customers (we provide ecommerce software) also have the same problems when trying to process VISA Electron cards and even the owners of such cards are aware that their card isn't always accepted for online transactions.
Monipro, with regards to your question, try a UK based domain seller, as the Visa Electron card is quite common in the UK, and I don't even know if they have it in the US, which is maybe why it is being rejected.
Of course like everyone else says, it could be becuase your from Eastern Europe, which is a shame for you, becasue you are having to take the brunt of the 1000's of scrupulous people over there.
1) Some have the number across the signature strip with a CVV code. These cards can be used for ordering goods over the internet, but the CVV code must match. If the CVV fails to match, the card is rejected.
2) Some card do not have the number across the signature strip. These are person-present only and cannot be used to make online or telephone orders. They can only be used at cash machines and in (physical) shops when you are present.
If you have the second type, there will be no way you can use this card at all on the internet - in any country.
Part of the problem with VE is that it's considerably easier to get a VE card than a Gold Mastercard ;) and hence it's more likely to be used by less than 100% genuine customers. No direct reflection on you of course.