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Money Transfer Never-Evers

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Con artists use good people like you, and good money transfer companies like Western Union, to steal money. The best defense is awareness and education—so you can spot the warning signs.

Money transfer never-evers

Lower your chances of falling victim to fraud by checking out these eight things you should never do when using a money transfer service.

1.Never send money to people you haven't met in person.

2.Never send money to pay for taxes or fees on lottery or prize winnings.

3.Never use a test question as an additional security measure to protect your transaction.

4.Never provide your banking information to people or businesses you don’t know.

5.Never send money in advance to obtain a loan or credit card.

6.Never send money for an emergency situation without verifying that it’s a real emergency.

7.Never send funds from a check in your account until it officially clears—which can take weeks.

8.Never send a money transfer for online purchases.

There’s a lot of information on this site to help you help yourself, help others, and help us.

Together, we can fight fraud.



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