Is "ATT*BILL PAYMENT TX 07/19" fraud?

Written by Jemina Owen-Jones

April 18th, 2024


AT&T is a telecommunications company that has been in business for over 135 years. They provide a range of retail products including mobile phones, wireless plans, internet services, and digital TV services.
  • ATT: Represents the payee or the company/organization receiving the payment.
  • BILL PAYMENT: Indicates that the transaction is a payment made for a bill.
  • TX: Abbreviation for "transaction."
  • 07/19: Represents the date of the transaction, indicating it occurred in July 2019.
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    Verify With Receipt

    The best way to tell if this charge is fraudulent is to find the receipt. You may have an electronic copy of the receipt, which you can finding by searching in your email accounts for AT&T.
    Or, if you want to automatically find and reconcile receipts so you never worry about fraud, you can use SimplyWise to automatically match all bank and credit card transactions to email and paper receipts. The app instantly reconciles your expenses and flags anything that doesn’t match.
    Step 1

    Connect your email

    Download the SimplyWise app and connect your email account. SimplyWise will search through your emails and find all the receipts in your inbox. This allows you to understand what exactly you are paying for when you see a bank transaction on your statement.
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    Connect Your Bank

    Connect to your bank account/credit card transactions through the secure (256 bit encryption) Reconciliation feature within the app.
    Step 3


    Reconcile the charges reported by your financial institution against what you’ve recorded in your SimplyWise account. Find fraud quickly! SimplyWise will match your transactions to your bank/credit card spending and check those items off.
    SimplyWise Community Comments
    Harrison Mitchell
    3 months ago
    Seriously?! Another fraudulent charge from ATT*BILL PAYMENT? This is beyond frustrating. Saw it on my statement on 09/15/2023. When will this end? #FraudulentNightmare