Is "VISA DDA PUR 469216 APPLE COM BILL *" fraud?

Written by Jemina Owen-Jones

April 18th, 2024


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  • VISA: This indicates that the transaction was made using a VISA credit or debit card.
  • DDA: DDA stands for Demand Deposit Account, which means that the funds for this transaction were drawn directly from a checking account.
  • PUR: PUR is short for purchase, indicating that this transaction was for a purchase of goods or services.
  • 469216: This is likely a transaction reference or identifier specific to the bank or merchant.
  • APPLE COM BILL: This specifies the recipient of the payment, in this case, it is Apple.com for a bill payment.
  • *: The asterisk may indicate additional notes or information related to the transaction, such as a description or payment type.
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