Is "STAR STOP 28" fraud?

Written by Ethan Patel

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk

What is "STAR STOP 28"?

Star Stop has been in business since its founding in 1983. The company operates a chain of convenience stores. Star Stop provides a range of retail products, including beverages, snacks, tobacco products, and basic household items. Some locations also offer fuel services. Each store typically carries a variety of brands and frequently used consumer goods.

  • STAR: Indicates the type of transaction, often related to mobile or online deposits or merchant transactions.
  • STOP: Denotes a specific action or status associated with the transaction, such as a stoppage or hold.
  • 28: Possibly a transaction sequence number or branch/location identifier.
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