Fraud Awareness

Knowledge Can Protect You

The best way to combat fraud is through awareness and education. Together, we can fight fraud.

You work hard for your money and you want a company you can rely on when it comes to sending your money to friends and family. That’s why we want to help you protect yourself from fraud. In this section, you’ll find informative tips and other useful material to stay informed and help reduce your chances of falling victim to scammers.

8 Things You Should Never Do When Sending Money

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

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Never send money to people you haven’t met in person. Never send money to pay for taxes or fees on lottery or prize winnings. Never use a test question as an additional security measure to protect your transaction. Never provide your banking information to people or businesses you don’t know well.

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Never send money in advance to obtain a loan or credit card. Never send money for an emergency situation without verifying that it’s a real emergency. Never send money for a job opportunity or for a property rental. Never send a money transfer for online purchases.

In order to make a deposit into your account, your family and friends need the following:

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 well.
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 money for a job opportunity or for a property rental.
8 Never send a money transfer for online purchases.

Remember that if an opportunity looks too good to be true, then it probably is.

If you think you’ve been a victim of fraud, call our Fraud Hotline at: 01-800-681-1033.

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