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BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Authorize.Net meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Authorize.Net include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 159 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

159 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 30 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 13
Billing/Collection Issues 97
Delivery Issues 2
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 47
Total Closed Complaints 159

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

3 Customer Reviews on Authorize.Net
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 3
Total Customer Reviews 3

Additional Information

BBB file opened: December 20, 1999 Business started: 01/01/1996 Business started locally: 01/01/1996 Business incorporated 06/12/2007 in DE
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. David Schwartz, Business Leader Marketing Josh Anderson, Merchant Support Team Lead Mr. John Bodine, Head Sales&Marketing Allison Stahl, Company Contact
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. David Schwartz, Business Leader Marketing
Business Category

Credit Card Processing Service Financial Services Data Processing Service

Alternate Business Names
CyberSource Corporation Lightbridge Inc
Products & Services

This company provides payment processing services for e-commerce businesses. This company provides online accounts for merchants to manage processing credit card or eCheck payments.

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Authorize.Net has received 3.68 out of 5 stars based on 3 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.
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