Is "POS PURCH : Spectrum 4899 MO Spectrum US" fraud?

Written by Jemina Owen-Jones

April 18th, 2024

About "POS PURCH : Spectrum 4899 MO Spectrum US"

1/25/2024 6:08
  • POS PURCH: The transaction was made at a point-of-sale (POS) terminal.
  • Spectrum: The merchant or business involved in the transaction is Spectrum.
  • 4899: A numerical code that may represent a specific location, account, or other identifier related to the transaction.
  • MO: This could stand for "money order," indicating that the payment method used was a money order or similar instrument.
  • Spectrum US: This could signify that the transaction was conducted with Spectrum in the United States.
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