At MoneyGram, few things make us more angry than when people use money transfer services for illegal activities that deliberately defraud and harm consumers. These criminals will lie to convince you to wire money to them, and then you won’t be able to get your money back. The best way to stop them is to learn how they’ll try to trick you. MoneyGram is committed to educating you so you don’t become a victim of fraud.
Here’s how much money people are losing to wire fraud in the U.S. this year. Don’t add any of your hard-earned money to this amount.
*Estimate based on money transfer fraud complaints as reported in the FTC’s Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book, February 2012.
Don’t be a victim
Learn about the most common money transfer frauds to avoid being scammed and to make sure your transfers are safe.
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