“Classmates” and VTB24 has launched money transfer service on the social network

MOSCOW, 2 February. Social network “Schoolmates” and VTB24 has launched a money transfer service between users of this social network, the report said the Internet company.

Transfers can be made using Visa and MasterCard cards, issued by Russian banks and tied to the user profile in the “Classmates”. Today in the social network have been reclassified approximately 8 million active cards, the report says. “Every year, the popularity of card payments grows in social networks, “Classmates” growth is about 30% in a year,” the company said.

The sender must specify the recipient, amount and card number, which will be deducted money, while the recipient’s card number is requested from the user, which will be moved this amount. If the translation is not received within 3 days, the money will go back to the Bank card of the sender. The minimum transfer amount is 100 rubles, maximum – 8 thousand. this social network will charge a fee in the amount of 30 rubles., if the transfer amount is not more than 500 rubles and 60 rubles if more.

Maintenance service is carried out by the processing company Multicarta (a member of the VTB group) and processing Mail.Ru Group.

“Card to card transfers in the social network is one of the business projects, to strengthen the leading position of VTB24 in the sphere of Internet acquiring”, – commented on the launch of the service Vice-President, Deputy Director of retail business Department Bank VTB24 Alexey Kirichek, whose words are reported.

The cooperation of the Bank with Mail.Ru Group will be “to develop in different directions” in the long term, he said. “Now we can speak about a new stage of development of internal services available to the users of “Odnoklassniki” – said, in turn, the Director of marketing and business development of the project “Schoolmates” Arsen Israpilov.