Is "UB - UNITED PACIFIC 18" fraud?

Written by Lily Tran

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk

What is "UB - UNITED PACIFIC 18"?

United Pacific has been in business since 1955. The company operates a network of gas stations and convenience stores across the Western United States. Retail products available at United Pacific locations include fuel, automotive services, snacks, beverages, and other typical convenience store items such as household necessities and over-the-counter medications. They also offer branded merchandise and various promotional products.

  • UB: Bank-specific transaction identifier
  • UNITED PACIFIC: Merchant or company name
  • 18: Possibly a branch, terminal, or transaction reference number
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