Written by Jemina Owen-Jones

April 18th, 2024


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.
  • YOUTUBEPREMI: This part of the code indicates the name or reference of the transaction, which in this case is "YOUTUBEPREMI".
  • G.CO/HELPPAY#: This part of the code represents the website or online platform where the transaction took place, which is "G.CO/HELPPAY".
  • CA: This part of the code represents the location of the transaction, which in this case is "CA" indicating California.
  • 03/24: This part of the code represents the date of the transaction, which is "03/24" indicating March 24th.
  • 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 YouTube Premium.
    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
    Elias Steinberg
    3 months ago
    Hey, just saw this random charge on my statement too, YOUTUBEPREMI G.CO/HELPPAY# CA. Anyone else have info on it? Curious what it's about. Saw it on 5/15/2023. Thanks!