Russian banks reported problems with Visa cards abroad

Russian banks reported problems with Visa cards abroad

Moscow. September 1. Holders of Visa cards issued by Russian banks, have problems when conducting operations abroad, according to the call center of Sberbank of Russia and VTB 24.

In the call center of Sberbank announced that due to technical reasons, currently there may be failures on cards Visa of the savings Bank for operations abroad, including through foreign Internet sites.

The employee call center of VTB 24 said that the operations by Visa cards don’t run from 14.00 GMT.

“We recommend to use the payment system Mastercard. (. . .) The estimated recovery time was 17:00 Moscow time, however the data that we have fully restored the service was not”, – reported in the call center of VTB 24.

“We are aware of the problems faced by some Visa cardholders. These technical problems have limited impact and do not affect the processing of domestic transactions on Visa cards. Currently we are actively working on Troubleshooting that will be fixed in the shortest possible time, we will promptly inform” – said in turn in a press-service Visa.

Visa did not specify the cause of the problem in the work cards abroad.