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Is "PURCHASE USPS PO 38051802 1" fraud?

Written by Jemina Owen-Jones

January 18th, 2024

About "PURCHASE USPS PO 38051802 1"

The U.S. Post Office is a government agency responsible for providing mail and package delivery services within the United States. It was established on July 26, 1775, making it one of the oldest organizations in the country. The U.S. Post Office offers a wide range of retail products, including stamps, shipping supplies, money orders, and postal insurance.
  • PURCHASE: Indicates that this is a purchase transaction.
  • USPS: Refers to the United States Postal Service, the organization involved in the transaction.
  • PO 38051802: Purchase order number or reference number related to the transaction.
  • 1: Quantity or number of items purchased in this transaction.
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