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News about fraud prevention

Scammers are savvy, and they constantly change tactics to catch you off-guard. People from all walks of life fall victim to scammers, regardless of age and personal situation.

Read about some of the newest schemes that scammers use to try and separate you from your money. We’re spreading the word, taking to the airwaves, newspapers and television to help prevent fraud before it happens.


How Western Union is Fighting Fraud | June 2017

Western Union Takes on Jamaican Lottery Scammers! | Jan 2017

3 Common Employment Scams and Tips to Help Avoid Becoming a Victim | Sept 2016

Six Tips and Insights to Avoid the Grandparent scam | June 2016

Looking for Love on the Internet in 2016 | Feb 2016

Users of Online Dating Sites Fall Victim to Fraud | Feb 2014

Think you've been scammed?

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Report it. You can help us and, in the process, help others from getting scammed in the future.

Call our Fraud Hotline at
800-448-1492

Forward suspicious emails to spoof@westernunion.com

File a fraud complaint

Report to authorities

 

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