Is "BALTIMORE GAS AN BILLPAY PPD ID: 0000000160" fraud?

Written by Gavin Brooks

June 18th, 2024

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What is "BALTIMORE GAS AN BILLPAY PPD ID: 0000000160"?

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has been in business since its founding in 1816. BGE provides utility services including electricity and natural gas to residential and commercial customers. The company operates in central Maryland, including the city of Baltimore and surrounding counties. BGE's service offerings also include energy efficiency programs and solutions for its customer base. As a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, BGE is part of a larger network of utility companies.

  • BALTIMORE GAS: The name of the utility company
  • AN: Could signify an abbreviation or part of the company name (often ignored)
  • BILLPAY: Indicates that the transaction is for bill payment
  • PPD: Prearranged Payment and Deposit entry, a standard ACH transaction type
  • ID: Identifier for the transaction
  • 0000000160: Unique transaction or company identifier (PPD ID)
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