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Scam - "Western Union Maintenance Error in Account Information" Fraudulent Email and Website

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Scam - "Western Union Maintenance Error in Account Information" Fraudulent Email and Website

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I just received the text below from +17035945571, which claims the Western Union has detected an error in my account information, but I do not have a Western Union account. The link in the text goes to a fake and fraudulent Western Union created by cybercriminals. The fake website will ask visitors to sign into their account with their Western Union credentials, but attempts to do so will send their credentials to the cybercriminals behind the scam.

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Once the cybercriminals receive the stolen credentials, they will use it to gain access to their potential victims' accounts and use them fraudulently.

The Fraudulent Western Union Text Message

From the number +17035945571

During our account maintenance, we detected a slight error in your account information. Please click the link below: hxxp://westernunion.login3390.com/

Western Union customers who have been tricked by the scam are asked to change their passwords immediately, check their accounts for discrepancies and contact the Western Union for help.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers in email samples on this website may have been impersonated.

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