Is "SMARTRIP WASHINGTON DC WASHINGTON DC 09/05" fraud?

Written by Ethan Patel

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk

About "SMARTRIP WASHINGTON DC WASHINGTON DC 09/05"

Smartrip has been in business since 1999. The company specializes in electronic fare payment systems. Its primary retail product is the SmarTrip card, which is used for fare payment on public transit systems in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. In addition to the SmarTrip card, the company provides a mobile application for managing transit fares and balances. The card and mobile app can be used on buses and rail systems operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and other regional transit agencies.
  • SMARTRIP: Payment system or vendor used for the transaction
  • WASHINGTON DC: Transaction location (city)
  • WASHINGTON DC: Transaction location (state)
  • 09/05: Date of the transaction (MM/DD)
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