Is "MOBILE PURCHASE 0811 PRET A MANGER 481 00 XXXXX473" fraud?

Written by Caleb Martin

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk

What is "MOBILE PURCHASE 0811 PRET A MANGER 481 00 XXXXX473"?

Pret A Manger is an international sandwich shop chain founded in 1983. The company provides a range of retail products including sandwiches, salads, wraps, baguettes, breakfast items, and hot drinks. Additionally, they offer a variety of organic coffee, soups, and bakery items. Pret A Manger operates in several countries, catering to a customer base looking for ready-to-eat meals.

  • MOBILE PURCHASE: Transaction type
  • 0811: Date of transaction (August 11)
  • PRET A MANGER: Merchant or vendor name
  • 481 00: Unknown specific details (possibly location or internal code)
  • XXXXX4732XXXXXXXXXX9205: Card number (partially masked)
  • CKCD: Transaction code (possibly 'Check Card')
  • 5812: Merchant category code (MCC for eating places and restaurants)
  • XXXXXXXXXX723612: Additional transaction-specific identifier or reference number
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