Is "VISA DDA PUR AP 423168 SHAWS OSCO 0811 CONCORD *" fraud?

Written by Ethan Patel

June 18th, 2024


Shaw's is a supermarket chain that has been in business since 1860. The company offers a variety of retail products including groceries, fresh produce, meat, dairy, bakery items, and household essentials. Shaw's operates multiple locations primarily in the New England region of the United States. The company also provides in-store services such as pharmacy and floral departments. Shaw's is part of the larger retail group Albertsons Companies, Inc.
  • VISA: Indicates the type of card or network used for the transaction.
  • DDA: Demand Deposit Account, referencing the type of account (checking).
  • PUR: Purchase transaction.
  • AP: Authorization type or processing.
  • 423168: Merchant category code or terminal identification number.
  • SHAWS OSCO: Merchant name.
  • 0811: Date of the transaction (MMDD format
  • CONCORD: City where the transaction took place.
  • *: May signify the end of the transaction code or additional merchant information.
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