Our team has discovered a scam company called ‘Zulpriz’ that is placing unauthorised charges on people’s credit card. Lots of people have received mysterious credit charges from the company after shopping online, clicking on a phishing email by accident, or accepting a pay for only shipping offer bonus online.

Some of these charges are as low as $29 and had gone undetected for long, while some are above $100. If you’re wondering if it’s a legitimate charge, the short answer is NO! Read on for more details and check out how to stay protected:

What is ZULPRIZ?

Our thorough investigations both online and offline have yielded no results as to who owns Zulpriz and where it’s located. The company is not registered on ‘gov.uk’ (registry for companies) or elsewhere, and it has no website.

What we discovered are bunch of negative reviews, reports and complaints from people who were charged by the company. Zulpriz also goes by the name ‘Zulsec’. They try to charge people with one or two of the payment aliases. If it isn’t successful, they continue making attempts bi-weekly.

How The Zulpriz Scam Works

You’ve got this charge from Zulpriz because your credit card details were compromised. This could be by any of the following means;

  • Through Phishing – You might have clicked on a link in an email that looked like it came from a legitimate source. However, it only took you to a fake website that got your credit card details. This scam was possible either because the scammers pretended to be United States Postal Service, Sweepstakes Lottery, Shein, etc.
  • Through Online Shopping Scam – You were lured by a fake clearance sale or discount offer on social media which led you to a fraudulent online store. While paying for the items, your credit card details were intercepted and used to subsequent charge you. In this scenario, victims do not receive the item bought.
  • Data Breach – The fraudsters behind Zulpriz might have gotten your CC via data breach, infiltrating computer networks and platforms, and exfiltrating customer data (including credit card details) . The data gotten is then sold to the dark web and used to commit all manner of frauds.

If you do nothing about these unauthorized charges, the fraudster would proceed to wipe off all the money in the account by making huge cash withdrawals or buying expensive things online/offline.

What To Do About This Charge

Contact Your Credit Card Issuer

Immediately call your financial provider and explain that you’re a victim of fraudulent transactions. You could do this by either reporting the fraud in their app or on their website. Request that any fraudulent accounts that you didn’t authorize be closed and the charges erased so that you’re not responsible for the bill.

Request For a New Card

If fraud is confirmed, the issuer will likely cancel that card and issue you a new one with different numbers.

Update Your Passwords and Enable Two Factor Authentication

The third step you should take is updating your passwords. Make sure you check all of your other credit card accounts to see if they’ve also been compromised. It’s important to note that, even though only one card may have suspicious charges, you can’t be sure how the fraudster got the information. So make sure you change all of your passwords and PINs just to be safe.

Report the Fraud To Relevant Authorities

Report the scam to relevant authorities and organizations. This includes:

  • Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3): If you are in the United States, you can file a complaint with the IC3 at https://www.ic3.gov/.
  • Your Local Consumer Protection Agency: Contact your local consumer protection agency or the equivalent regulatory body in your country.
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB): File a complaint with the BBB if the online store is based in the United States.

Tips To Prevent Credit Card Fraud

Don’t shop on Unsecure websites.

Make sure you verify that a website is authentic before making a purchase. You can do this by looking at the URL tab. Does it have a ‘padlock sign’. If it does, it means it has SSL encryption protecting user’s personal and financial data. If it doesn’t, then you should stay away as your credit card details could be stolen or leaked

Don’t Give Out Your Credit Card Information

Beware of phishing scams that aim to ask for your personal and credit card information. Never send your credit card information via email or give it over the phone unsolicited.

Don’t use public Wi-Fi for financial transactions.

You can get hacked using public Wi-Fi. Cybercriminals use a combination of technical know-how and free tools to sneak into unsecured networks and steal sensitive information. This could include your passwords, banking information, or personal data. So stay off Public Wi-Fi when making financial transactions.

Don’t Store Card Numbers With Online Retailers

Even when you’ve taken steps to confirm you’re using a reputable online store, resist the urge to save your card information in your online shopping account.

The concern isn’t that the retailer will misuse your data, but that doing so could allow a criminal who obtains your shopping account password to make purchases without even having to know your card number.

Shred unwanted documents that show your credit card number.

Whether you shop online or in-person, protecting sensitive information such as your credit card number is essential to your financial health. If you want to dispose an unwanted document that contains your credit card details, always shred it before discarding, or burn it up in the fireplace.


The Zulpriz scam charge also appear as Zulsec or Zulrew in bank statements. It’s a credit card fraud from scammers who’ve criminally gotten hold of your credit card details. You should promptly contact your bank and request for a new card. If the charge remains undisputed, the scammers would charge the card more.

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By Judith Davidson

I am Judith Davidson, a Cyber Security Professional. I am the founder, Investigator and Author of Snoopviews.com. I started working as a Cyber Fraud Researcher in 2019 when I saw lots of people falling victims to fraudulent websites pretending to sell disinfectants, masks and wipes during the Covid19 pandemic. Since then, I've saved millions of people from online scams.

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