"Western Union Account Temporarily Suspended" Text or Email Message Scams

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Western Union customers, be aware of text or email messages like the one below, which claim that your accounts have been temporarily suspended. The messages are phishing scams that contain a link that goes to a phishing or fake Western Union website that steal Western Union account credentials and personal information.

Western Union Account Temporarily Suspended Text or Email Message Scams
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Therefore, Western Union customers are advised to go directly to https://www.westernunion.com/ and check their money transfer status there instead. This will protect them against phishing scams.

The "Western Union Account Temporarily Suspended" Phishing Scam

WESTERNUNION FreeMsg ID#ERWIhi# Your account is temporarily suspended! Please update your profile: hxxp://www.westernunionmobiles.ml/wlVQ/1ctbE.mob

Western Union customers who have already been tricked by the phishing text or email messages are asked to contact the Western Union immediately for help. Please go to https://www.westernunion.com/ and click on the "Contact Us" link for their contact information.

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