Is "Purchase STEAK-N-SHAKE#0608 Q99" fraud?

Written by Sage Wallace

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk

What is "Purchase STEAK-N-SHAKE#0608 Q99"?

Steak 'n Shake was founded in 1934. The company operates in the fast-food industry, specializing in steakburgers and milkshakes. Its menu also includes items such as fries, other types of sandwiches, and a variety of beverages. The company is known for operating both sit-down restaurant services and drive-thru options.

  • Purchase: Transaction type indicating a purchase has been made
  • STEAK-N-SHAKE: Merchant name indicating where the transaction took place
  • #0608: Store or location number of the merchant
  • Q99: Internal classification or reference code for the transaction
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