Is "Debit: Signature purchase from 445391353999 BARK&C" fraud?

Written by Remi Russell

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk

About "Debit: Signature purchase from 445391353999 BARK&C"

Bark has been in business since 2012. The company specializes in pet products, primarily geared towards dogs. They offer a variety of retail products, including dog toys, treats, and accessories. One of their well-known products is the BarkBox, a monthly subscription service that delivers curated boxes of dog toys, treats, and other items. Bark also provides customizable options allowing pet owners to tailor the contents of their subscription boxes to their pets' specific needs and preferences.
  • Debit: Indicates that the transaction subtracts money from the account.
  • Signature purchase: Specifies the type of transaction, indicating it was authorized by the account holder's signature.
  • 445391353999: Likely a unique transaction or authorization code for this purchase.
  • BARK&CO: The name of the merchant or business where the purchase was made.
  • (BARKBOX): Additional details about the merchant, possibly referring to a specific product or service offered by the merchant.
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