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Blocked Countries

The following countries are currently blocked due to US foreign policy sanctions through Visa Inc. for U.S. Member-related transactions:

  • Iran
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Myanmar (Burma)

WECU's Card Services Department is unable to unblock these countries for member transactions.


Current merchant and state fraud blocks:

Card present transactions on credit and debit cards in the state of Maryland have been blocked due to counterfeit fraud activity.

All debit card pin transactions over $40 at Walmart outside of Washington have been blocked due to the large number of counterfeit fraud attempts.

The following online merchants have been blocked from charges with our debit and credit cards due to Verified by Visa Fraud:

  • CATHAY Pacific Hong Kong and Bangkok
  • 2C2P*KONVY Bangkok
  • JONBUSCEMI California