EMP CORP SA is the operator of the payment platform www.empcorp.com has been registered in Luxembourg since November 2013 with the number B181670 with the business purpose of e-money processing. The company’s shares are held by G&F SA (B181619) and CRANBERRY SA (B185110), which are also registered in Luxembourg.
According to Gilles Moro, the company’s CEO, they processed a transaction volume of € 300 million and a team of 45 people in 2019, targeting half a billion in 2021 (read the interview).
The beneficial owners and managers are listed in the table below:
|Franck PILAREK||Peter Alex MORTENSEN|
|Gilles MORO||Morten KLEIN|
|Hervé ARNOULD||Aliya ALPIYEVA|
|Jean Jacques BEYNAUD|
Gilles MORO (LinkedIn) has vast experience in the high-risk payment space. He was the founder of Ticket Surf International (TSI France) extensive experience as a payment processor in the gambling sector. Behind EMP CORP is Norwegian poker player and gambling investor Morten Klein (pictured right) of the well-known Klein Group AS (www.kleingroup.no).
EMP CORP‘s main solution was and still is ePro, an online payment gateway for high-risk merchants. ePro was also offered as a white-label solution for e-commerce websites. Through ePro, registered merchants could sell vouchers, a very popular payment method in the gambling industry and a standard tool for money laundering. Already in the summer of 2015, EMP Corp processed more than €20 million per month through ePro, our documents say.
EMP CORP also acted as an agent for FCA-registered payment institution Kalixa (now PXP Financial) from 2015. In 2015, a MasterCard prepaid cart branded CBlib was created in partnership with Wirecard.
Akce Group, the FCA-regulated TechtoPay (formerly Bureau Solutions Limited d/b/a Clearsettle), and other companies affiliated with online gambling and fintech tycoon Ozan Ozerk have worked with EMP CORP.