Is "WITHDRAWAL SECURUS INMATE CALL-VID" fraud?

Written by Ava Morales

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk

About "WITHDRAWAL SECURUS INMATE CALL-VID"

Securus Technologies has been in business since its establishment in 1986. The company specializes in providing technology solutions for correctional facilities. Their range of products includes inmate communication systems, such as phone, video, and email services, as well as investigative tools that aid in facility management. They also offer information management solutions, biometric analysis, and emergency response systems. These products are widely used across various correctional institutions to improve safety, monitoring, and operational efficiency.
  • WITHDRAWAL: Transaction type indicating money has been taken out of the account
  • SECURUS: Name of the service provider
  • INMATE CALL: Description of the service, in this case, a phone call with an inmate
  • VID: Indicates the transaction is related to video services or video calls
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