Written by Aiden Lee

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk


Spirit Halloween is a seasonal retailer that has been in business since 1983. The company specializes in Halloween costumes, decorations, and accessories. Their retail products include a wide range of costumes for children, adults, and pets, as well as indoor and outdoor decorations, animatronics, and themed party supplies. Spirit Halloween operates temporary storefronts in malls and other retail locations across the United States and Canada, typically from late summer through early November. They also maintain an online store where customers can purchase items year-round.
  • PAYPAL: Transaction service provider
  • INST XFER: Type of transaction (Instant Transfer)
  • 231107: Transaction date (Year
  • SPIRITHALLO: Merchant or service name
  • JOHN DOE: Account holder or payee name
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