Written by Jemina Owen-Jones

April 18th, 2024


Uber is a multinational transportation network company that has been in business since March 2009. It operates a platform that connects users with drivers through a mobile application. Uber provides a range of transportation services, including ridesharing, food delivery, and freight transportation.
  • PAYPAL INST XFER: This indicates that the transaction was conducted through PayPal's instant transfer service.
  • UBER: This refers to the company or entity involved in the transaction, in this case, Uber.
  • WEB ID: This suggests that the transaction was made online or via the internet.
  • PAYPALSI77: This could be a unique identifier or reference number for the transaction within the PayPal system.
  • Find & fight fraud from anywhere

    Verify With Receipt

    The best way to tell if this charge is fraudulent is to find the receipt. You may have an electronic copy of the receipt, which you can finding by searching in your email accounts for Uber.
    Or, if you want to automatically find and reconcile receipts so you never worry about fraud, you can use SimplyWise to automatically match all bank and credit card transactions to email and paper receipts. The app instantly reconciles your expenses and flags anything that doesn’t match.
    Step 1

    Connect your email

    Download the SimplyWise app and connect your email account. SimplyWise will search through your emails and find all the receipts in your inbox. This allows you to understand what exactly you are paying for when you see a bank transaction on your statement.
    Step 2

    Connect Your Bank

    Connect to your bank account/credit card transactions through the secure (256 bit encryption) Reconciliation feature within the app.
    Step 3


    Reconcile the charges reported by your financial institution against what you’ve recorded in your SimplyWise account. Find fraud quickly! SimplyWise will match your transactions to your bank/credit card spending and check those items off.
    SimplyWise Community Comments
    Maxwell Harper
    3 months ago
    Hey, I had the same issue with a mysterious charge! Don't panic, just contact your bank and they'll help resolve it. Stay positive! ????
    Gordon Callahan
    3 months ago
    Man, just spotted this weird charge from PAYPAL INST XFER UBER. They better not be charging me for those nonexistent rides again. 7/15/2023