Is "GOOGLE STORAG CA 08/23" fraud?

Written by Jemina Owen-Jones

April 18th, 2024

About "GOOGLE STORAG CA 08/23"

YouTube Premium is a subscription-based service offered by YouTube. It has been in operation since June 2018. YouTube Premium provides users with ad-free access to YouTube videos, along with offline playback and the ability to play videos in the background on mobile devices. Additionally, subscribers have access to YouTube Music, a music streaming platform.
  • "GOOGLE STORAG CA": Indicates the name of the entity or merchant involved in the transaction, which is Google Storag located in California.
  • "08/23": Represents the date when the transaction occurred, which is August 23rd.
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    SimplyWise Community Comments
    Keith Anderson
    3 months ago
    Just saw a charge from GOOGLE STORAG CA on my card for $19.99 on 05/12/2023. Anyone else experienced this? Need some clarification! #unidentifiedcharge
    Eugene Gallagher
    3 months ago
    Just noticed a charge from GOOGLE STORAG CA on my statement from 06/15/2023. Anyone else experienced this? Is it legit or a mistake? Thanks!