REDMOND, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES, June 13, 2024 -- The Merchant Risk Council (MRC), a global non-profit membership association for payments and fraud prevention professionals, announced the FY24-25 board members for its Global Board of Directors and four Regional Advisory Boards in APAC, LATAM, Europe, and North America.

“Tracy Prandi-Yuen will add tremendous value to the organization and bring expertise unique to their region on payments and fraud trends and innovations,” said Julie Fergerson, Merchant Risk Council CEO. “Our board members are an integral part of the organization, Their ideas, direction, and contributions help to strengthen the foundation of the MRC globally.”

The MRC brings together eCommerce payments and fraud prevention professionals from global merchants, solution providers, and law enforcement agencies to share payment and fraud strategies and trends and collaborate in the ongoing fight against eCommerce fraud.

The MRC Global Board of Directors ensures that the MRC operates at the highest legal and ethical standards. The MRC also has established Regional Advisory Boards in North America, Europe, APAC, and LATAM. The Regional Advisors bring a unique perspective to the MRC, offering invaluable leadership, experience, and local industry knowledge.

Stuart Neal, CEO, Boku said; “We’re delighted Tracy has been selected to be on the MRC Board. Tracy has a huge amount of expertise in payment innovation and will no doubt bring valuable contributions to further strengthen and build on the Merchant Risk Council's ongoing efforts. Boku has a long-standing relationship with the MRC, and our goals are closely aligned in our mission to enable payment freedom and innovation while ensuring security and growth for merchants.”

About the MRC

The MRC is a non-profit 501(c)6 global membership organization connecting payments and fraud prevention professionals through educational programs, online community groups, conferences, and networking events. Encompassing 800+ companies, including merchants and solution providers, it provides education on fraud prevention, payment optimization, and risk management.

About Boku Inc.

Boku helps people pay the way they want to by building a global network of localized payment solutions including digital wallets, direct carrier billing, and account to account / real-time payments schemes. Boku’s global payments network now includes over 300 local payment methods worldwide, reaching over 7.5 billion consumer payment accounts in more than 90 countries. Boku works with the world’s largest merchants including Amazon, Google, Spotify, Meta, Microsoft, Netflix, Spotify, Tencent and Sky, helping them to grow their businesses in every corner of the globe.

Boku Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in London, UK, with offices in the US, India, Brazil, China, Estonia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan and Vietnam.

To learn more about Boku, please visit our website at


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Merchant Risk Council

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