By Adam West
By Brittney Mayer
By RewardExpert Team
You Are Our Partner.
While Western Union works hard to help prevent fraud, we believe that fraud prevention is everyone’s responsibility.
Your best defense is to be aware, educate yourself and use good judgment with our informative tips.
Don’t fall victim: Learn how to spot the warning signs of a scam or scammer before it’s too late.
Lower your chances of falling victim to fraud by checking out these eight things you should never do when using a money transfer service.
Passwords and IDs hold high value with cyber criminals. Sending phishing emails to a lot of random email addresses is one easy way scammers steal information from unsuspecting people. It’s probably a phishing email if:
If you receive a suspicious email:
Western Union will never send you an email asking for your ID, password or personal information. If you’re not sure whether an email is from Western Union or not, don’t open any links, click on any attachments, or provide any passwords or user IDs.
Forward the email to firstname.lastname@example.org and then delete it.