Is "ACH Debit - 123 MAIN St Gas Payment XXXXXXX" fraud?

Written by Piper Hall

June 18th, 2024

Medium Risk

What is "ACH Debit - 123 MAIN St Gas Payment XXXXXXX"?

Washington Gas, founded in 1848, is a public utility company that provides natural gas service. It operates in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, including parts of Maryland and Virginia. The company supplies natural gas for residential, commercial, and industrial use. Washington Gas also offers energy-related products and services, such as energy efficiency solutions and appliance repair programs.

  • ACH Debit: Automated Clearing House transfer for debit transaction
  • 123 MAIN St: Location or merchant identifier
  • Gas Payment: Purpose or type of transaction
  • XXXXXXX: Reference or confirmation number
  • Verify if this transaction is fraud in 30 seconds

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