Is "DDA PUR PARTYCITY. 123 MAIN St" fraud?

Written by Ethan Patel

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk


Party City was founded in 1986 and has thus been in business for over three decades. The company specializes in a wide range of party supplies and decorations. Their retail products include themed party decorations, balloons, costumes, tableware, and various party favors. Party City also offers seasonal items for events such as Halloween, Christmas, and New Year's celebrations. The company operates both physical stores and an online platform for product sales.
  • DDA: Demand Deposit Account
  • PUR: Purchase
  • PARTYCITY: Merchant or Retailer Name (Party City)
  • 123 MAIN St: Merchant Location (123 Main Street)
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