Is "POS W/D BOOKS A MILLION 511 /" fraud?

Written by Remi Russell

June 18th, 2024

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What is "POS W/D BOOKS A MILLION 511 /"?

Books-A-Million, also known as BAM, has been in business since 1917. The company offers a wide range of retail products, including books across various genres, magazines, collectibles, toys, and gifts. Additionally, they provide educational items, puzzles, and stationery. Books-A-Million operates both physical retail locations and an online store, catering to a diverse group of customers.

  • POS: Point of Sale
  • W/D: Withdrawal
  • BOOKS A MILLION: Merchant
  • 511: Transaction ID or Terminal Location Code
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