Is "VANGUARD GROUP EBT LNPYMT PPD ID: 2321868841" fraud?

Written by Caleb Martin

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk


Vanguard has been in business since its founding in 1975. The company primarily provides investment management services. Their retail products include mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and brokerage services. Vanguard also offers retirement planning and advice, as well as various financial products for individual and institutional investors.
  • VANGUARD GROUP: The name of the institution or entity involved in the transaction
  • EBT: Electronic Benefits Transfer, indicating the transaction type
  • LNPYMT: Loan Payment, specifying the purpose of the transaction
  • PPD: Prearranged Payment and Deposit, a standard entry class code for ACH transactions
  • ID: 2321868841
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