Is "POS STOP & SHOP 0544 LK /" fraud?

Written by Piper Hall

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk

What is "POS STOP & SHOP 0544 LK /"?

Stop & Shop has been in business since it was founded in 1914. The company operates a chain of supermarkets primarily in the northeastern United States. Stop & Shop offers a variety of retail products including groceries, meat, seafood, bakery items, deli products, and dairy. They also sell general merchandise such as health and beauty products, household goods, and seasonal items. Additionally, many locations feature pharmacy services and some offer fuel stations. The company is part of the Ahold Delhaize group, a global food retail group.

  • POS: Point of Sale
  • STOP & SHOP: Merchant Name (Store where the transaction occurred)
  • 0544: Store Number or Location Identifier
  • LK: Likely shorthand for the city or area (Lakeside, perhaps)
  • /: Separates or ends the transaction code
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