Oney Bank is Well into Wirecard for biometric payments in Romania
Oney is the banking and financial arm of Auchan Retail Romania which has an annual turnover of over €1.2 billion. Consumers will be able to pay with the app in over 30 Auchan stores throughout the country.
“Throughout this year, we are looking forward to developing new functionalities, that will further improve the shopping experience in Romania and beyond,” says Jean-Michel Goncalves, director general, Oney Bank Romania.
Well allows users to pay with their fingerprint or QR code. Wirecard integrates the wallet in the mobile app, enables card registration and activation via 3D Secure and also processes the fingerprint and QR transactions.
The mobile app is currently available for both Android and iOS, along with any Mastercard or Visa debit or credit card issued in Romania.
Oney is present in 11 countries and has more than nine million clients, offering financial products, payment solutions and various insurance options. The bank has 50 offices in Auchan and Leroy Merlin stores in Romania.
In other news today (7 February), Wirecard told investors that an external law firm has been investigating alleged accounting manipulations by “a member of Wirecard’s finance team” in its Singapore operations since May 2018.