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What is the Early Fraud Warning status?

Donations can be in the Early Fraud Warning status when a cardholder lodges a claim of fraud with their issuing bank and occurs before an official chargeback.

Things to keep in mind: 

  • Early fraud warnings become disputes 70 - 90% of the time across the Stripe processing platform. 
  • Refunding window is most often within 24 - 48 hours
  • Fully refunding an early fraud warning is the only way to prevent a dispute 

For more information on statuses, please refer to the Understanding Donation and Recurring Plan Statuses article!