Protection in Action


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.

Be Aware

How do we fight fraud and help consumers protect themselves? Read more to learn about general warning signs, emails and phishing, and our global teamwork.

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See breaking news about the latest scams.

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Questions and Answers

Have questions? Learn more about how Western Union fights fraud and helps you protect yourself from fraud.

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Think you've been scammed?


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

Call our Fraud Hotline at

Forward suspicious emails to

Report to Authorities


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