Posted: Fri 1st Jun 2018

Visa card problems fixed after six hour disruption to services

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Jun 1st, 2018

UPDATE: Visa systems are fully functioning again the company said late on Friday night ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Many stores and services across the UK and Europe were unable to process some payments made using Visa cards casuing widespread disruption. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A statement Visa said: “Visa Europe’s payment system is now operating at full capacity, and Visa account holders can now use Visa for any of their purchases and at ATMs, as they normally would.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

PREVIOUS REPORT: Visa has said it is experiencing problems with its card processing systems is preventing payments being made by card in many stores across the UK. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A spokesperson from Visa said: “Visa is currently experiencing a service disruption. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“This incident is preventing some Visa transactions in Europe from being processed. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“We are investigating the cause and working as quickly as possible to resolve the situation.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Large queues have been sen forming outside Asda in Queensferry as people draw cash from ATM’s. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Dan has been in touch to say: “There is chaos at Asda Queensferry at the moment due to a problem which has seen the store stop taking card payments. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

There’s women leaving trollies full of frozen food at the tills and storming out on their dressing gowns” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Tweets from around the UK. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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