Is "SDOT PAYBYPHONE PARKING" fraud?

Written by Ava Morales

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk

About "SDOT PAYBYPHONE PARKING"

PayByPhone is a mobile payment service that was established in 2001. The company provides various payment solutions for parking, allowing users to pay for parking through their smartphones. PayByPhone's retail products include mobile applications and web-based platforms that facilitate parking transactions. Additionally, the company provides services such as parking notifications, extensions, and detailed receipts for users.
  • SDOT: Seattle Department of Transportation
  • PAYBYPHONE: Payment made via PayByPhone service
  • PARKING: Parking fee or charge
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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.
    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.
    Step 2

    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

    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.
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