Be sure everything
is as it seems
Smart people fall for scams every day
Con artists use good people like you, and good money transfer companies like Western Union, to steal money. The best defense is awarenes and education—so you can spot the warning signs. There's a lot of information on this site to help you help yourself, help others, and help us. Together, we can fight fraud.
Fraudsters gain your trust, and then steal your money.
Western Union is dedicated to fighting fraud and helping consumers protect themselves from falling victim to fraud. We work with authorities, consumer-protection agencies and other organizations around the globe to educate consumers. We hope that together with you, we can make it much harder for criminals to commit fraud.
We created various fraud videos that describe the most common scam types and provide valuable tips for you to use to help protect yourself from falling victim.