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Why did a transaction clear for a higher amount than what was pending?

A pending charge is a transaction approved by Brex but has yet to be accepted by the merchant or the merchants' payment processor. Occasionally it takes time for the transaction to clear—typically two days but sometimes up to 30 days. The merchant will charge a higher amount if it was authorized. For example, if you leave a tip at a restaurant, the cleared amount will be different than the pending charge of the meal. 

If you don’t recognize this charge or you didn’t authorize the final amount, please read How can I submit a merchant dispute?.

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