Western Union Money Transfer Pickup or Arrived Text or Email Message Scams

Western Union Money Transfer Pickup or Arrived Text or Email Message Scams

Western Union customers, if you have received text or email messages claiming that you have received money that is ready for pickup, please do not click on the link in the messages. This is because the messages (see sample below) may be 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.

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.

Samples of the "Western Union Money Transfer Pickup" Phishing Scam

(Western Union Money Transfer 2679902189 Ready To PickUp. Follow) hxxp://ow. ly/NHtT30b8eqT

(www.WesternUnion.com - Money Arrived. Claim Your $134.00 Moey Transfer # 53534655 @) hxxp://ow.ly/CsfP30g5T3x

Money Tranfer | WU United States - Use Western Union to send money online or in person to friends and family around the wold to more than 200 countries and terrioties from the United States.

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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  • December 15, 2019 at 7:51 PM by info

    Here is another scam

    - Forwarded message -

    From: Mr Kim Paul <angle828@biznetvigator.com>

    Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 at 5:10 am

    Subject: Money Transfer

    FROM OFFICE OF THE Western Union Money Transfer.


    WEB SITE.www.westernunionmoneytransfer.com http://site.www.westernunionmoneytransfer.com/


    Email: western77money00@gmail.com

    Dear Customers,

    This is to notify all our clients about the latest development concerning all the PAYMENT that are left in our custody. which yours are inclusive Besides, you where given a bill of $850. in order to receive your PAYMENT of which we didn’t hear from you for sometime now. Hence, our (Western Union Money Transfer) is now offering a Special bonus to help all our customers that are abandoned their PAYMENT in our custody due to because of price. in order words we are now requesting that those involve should pay only the sum of $69.00 to receive all their PAYMENT abandoned in our custody.

    Besides, my dear, this is the opportunity for you and have to comply and your funds shall be transfer to your destination address.

    But note that after (3 DAYS) you did not make the payment of $69.00 then we will divert your funds to govement fund aviod problem or we will cancel the payment because this year is not last year,Note; That after the (THREE DAYS ) We will enter A new project for the year and that is the reason we decided to help all our customers before we enter the new year project So be advise to send $69. 00 immediately if you still wiiling to claim your payment so that we will register your payment once we receive the transfer charges because you will start receiveing your payment as from tomorrow morning by 11 am our time here.

    After the payment of $69.00 we will give the full informations to pick up your first payment of $850.00 through Western Union Money Transfer, Send the money through Western Union Money Transfer with the information below:

    1.Receiver Name :... Brawn Udolu

    2.Country:... Cotonou Benin REPUBLIC

    3.City:... Kandi

    4.Amonut: US$69.00

    Forward the payment control number,

    sender name...

    Your and address after sending to enable pick up the money in this office here. Note: that we do this to help all our customers so don't delay because any delay will make us to cancel your payment or divert payment to govement to aviod problem because we don't have such time to delay anymore.

    I am looking forward to receive of $69. 00 immediately to enable us to give you the full informations which you will use pick up your payment in any Western Union Money Transfer but fall to do so you will loose your payment because you have only today and tomorrow after that no more.

    I wish you good luck.

    Yours in service

    Mr Kim Paul

    Western Union Money Transfer

  • December 4, 2019 at 3:32 PM by info

    "From: "From Mr. Willy Scott" <hakurosanbo@mc.pikara.ne.jp>

    Date: December 4, 2019 at 6:34:47 AM MST

    To: undisclosed-recipients:;

    Subject: Unclaimed lotto payment

    Reply-To: western310union@aol.com


    We have concluded with Western Union U.B.A for sending money to you, Western union money transfer to receiving $4,000 x 5 payment each totally from the $4.9m .

    Contact Mr. Douf Harris, email : (western310union@aol.com)

    Please cal him on phone 234 9095528818

    reconfirm the following information's

    Your Full Name

    Your Direct contact Telephone Number



    Mailing Address




    yours faithful

    Mr.Willy Scott"

    Here is another scam.

  • June 23, 2019 at 4:42 AM by info

    "From: Mrs.Anaet <chidikeike45@gmail.com>

    Date: Sun, Jun 23, 2019 at 2:29 PM

    Subject: The funds is completely transferred.


    Dear Friend,

    We have concluded to effect your payment of $2.5Million, through

    western union, but the maximum amount you will be receiving each day

    starting from tomorrow is $4,500.00 daily until the funds is

    completely transferred.

    Kindly Contact Western union Agent:

    Mr.Anthony Emmanuel

    TEL: 234 9023 045 452


    Also reconfirm your information to them below






    Though, I sent $4,500.00 in your name today,but Mrs.Anaet said that

    you should contact first with your information. So contact Mr.Anthony

    Emmanuel or you call him as soon as you receive this email and tell

    him to give you the Mtcn, sender name and question/answer to pick the

    $4,500.00 Pls let me know as soon as you received all your funds


    Thank you.


    Another scam.

  • May 31, 2019 at 6:01 PM by an anonymous user from: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

    I received text 1(410)200-505 FRM:Western Union Use hxxps://bit.ly/2MjwsPf

  • May 4, 2019 at 3:46 PM by an anonymous user from: Columbia, Missouri, United States

    just received what appears to be a scam SMS.


    SUBJ:Money Refund Arrived.


    from number


  • April 10, 2019 at 8:38 PM by info

    Another scam:

    - Forwarded message -

    From: Mr.Wayne Power <directorefccmrslamorde@yahoo.ca>

    Date: Mon, Apr 1, 2019, 10:43 AM

    Subject: Attention,


    We have concluded to transfer your payment- through-western union $5,100 daily until the $2.7million US is completely transferred to you accordingly. Though,Director Mr. Terry Young has sent $5,100 in your name today so contact Agent:below with your full Name,phone contact and address

    Name: Mr. Terry Young

    TEL: 234 8129227104

    Email: westernu166@gmail.com

    So hasten up and give the agent a call to process your payment at once.Ask him for the MTCN sender name and test Question/Answer to pick up your first payment of $5,100, and also ask him how much it will cost you for the transfer.

    Thanks From Hon Mr.Wayne Power

  • March 17, 2019 at 3:28 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    - Forwarded message -

    From: Western Union Transfer <Western.U@isis.ocn.ne.jp>

    Date: Fri, Mar 15, 2019, 11:33 PM


    Good day,

    We have deposited your fund of $4.5 million usd dollars through Western Union Money

    Transfer after our finally meeting regarding your fund, All you will do

    is to contact Western Union director Mr Dave Fletchers at (dave.fletchers@outlook.com)

    He will give you direction on how you will be receiving the funds daily.

    My agreement with them is $5'000 daily until the whole funds is transferred

    to you, Contact him with the following information to avoid wrong

    transfer such as,

    Receiver's Name...



    Phone Number...

    Though, Mr Dave Fletchers has sent $5'000 in your name today so contact him

    (dave.fletchers@outlook.com) as soon as you receive this email and

    tell him to give you the Contrl Number(MTCN), sender name with question and

    answer to pick the $5'000 Please let us know as soon as you received all

    your fund,


    Utah Malam

  • March 5, 2019 at 1:30 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Miss Brenda Smith <primetime301@yahoo.com>

    Date: March 1, 2019 at 11:03:34 AM CST


    Reply-To: Miss Brenda Smith <missbrendasmith06@gmail.com>

    ​Attn; beneficiary;


    Information reaching us from our Western Union Corporate Headquarters now, States that you only have 48hours to effect payment for the activation of your $1,500,000:00 USD to enable you cash up your total (fund) since you are finding it difficult to make the total payment, We have decided that you are to go ahead and pay whatever you have for the activation fee since you are not able to come up with the total required sum. Time is of the essence here. You are to pay what ever you have as activation fee; we will activate your fund upon receipt of this payment to enable you receive your first $5,000:00 USD from any Western Union center around you today. Be informed that you will have to pay the balance sum of your activation upon cashing up of your first payment.

    Also i am using this medium to inform you that failure to pay the balance sum will leave us with no option but to deactivate your fund of which you will and can never cash up your total sum again i want you to use Western Union or Money Gram to send whatever you have for the activation fee with the information Bellow.

    Receiver name: Godwin Nze

    Receiver city: COTONOU.

    Receiver country: BENIN.

    Country code: 229.

    Text question: COLOUR.

    Text answer: BLUE.


    (M.T.C.N) Money Transfer Control Number :

    Sender's name :

    Kindly reconfirm to him the following below information:

    Your full name

    Your address

    Your country

    Your Phone number

    Your ID

    Send us the MTCN number, Sender Address, immediately you send the money and immediately we confirm the activation fee, we will transfer you the fund today and not tomorrow. Regards my direct phone line is 229 6151 6123 Miss Brenda Smith text message only. For your payment, Email me On the Email Address:(brendasmith951@gmail.com)

    I promise you as soon as we hear from you with the payment of ANY AMOUNT YOU HAVE NOW will told you to send today, we shall send your first payment of $5,000.00 for you to pick up with the information you need to receive your payment the same day you send the payment of ANY AMOUNT and I swear you will receive your payment immediately.


    Miss Brenda Smith.

    Head Office Operations Manager.

    Western Union Office Department

    Telephone number: 229 6151 6123 text message only"

  • March 4, 2019 at 11:23 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    -Original Message-

    From: Mr.Geal Karimama <mr.gealkarimama@gmail.com>

    Sent: Mon, Mar 4, 2019 4:30 am


    Attention Please! Your urgent reply is required at this moments.

    We have been instructed to transfer your $2.5M USD compensation fund

    through Western Union $4000 daily. Please contact us with your

    receiver's information such as: Your full name, Address/Phone

    Number/ID-Card Number. Kindly reply to: wuagent@mail2webmaster.com

    Name of director: Steve Clifford

    Phone Number: 229-64313748

    e-mail: wesunion.wu101@gmail.com

    You should get in touch with him immediately and furnish him with your

    full details as required to enable him provide you with MTCN, text

    question/answer so you can pick up your first $4000 over there.

    Best Regards,

    Geal Karimama

  • March 2, 2019 at 3:07 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Mrs. Irene Anne <joanbowers358@yahoo.com>

    Sent: Friday, March 1, 2019 11:07 AM

    Subject: Attention Email Address Owner:

    Attention My Dear,

    Your first payment of $5000 us dollars is about to send today through Western Union Money Transfer You are advise to Contact Mr. Frank Shely with your full information. such as

    Your name...

    Your country...

    Your phone number..

    Your adders...

    To Enable him to send your First Payment of $5000 usd today. For more information contact Mr. Frank Shely. Telephone number: 12542441262

    Email ( uwestern95@aol.com ) he will keep sending your payment until your total fund is Completed ($1.700,000,00)

    Best Regards

    Mrs. Irene Anne"

  • February 17, 2019 at 12:03 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    - Forwarded message -

    From: DR MARK WILLIAM <care50536@gmail.com>

    Date: Thu, Feb 14, 2019, 8:10 AM

    Subject: Welcome to Western Union

    Western Union?Welcome to Western Union

    Send Money Worldwide

    Our Ref:WUMT0XX2/987

    Tel: 234 9063875139

    Welcome to Western Union Money Transfer Agent, We wish to inform you

    that the IMF have release your fund sum of $1,8 million US dollars issued

    on your name the money was deposited with us in this Office as MTCN

    credit card, we shall be sending the money to you everyday $5000.00usd

    until we complete the total payment.

    We are very glad to inform you that we have processed your first payment of

    $5000.00usd, but bare it in mind that the $5000.00usd will not be given to you

    except you pay for service charges which is $35.00, you have to pay the

    money through our service western union to the information we give you here,

    then after confirm the payment of $35.00 infrom you, we shall release your first

    $5000.00usd to enable you pick it up and get back to us for the second payment,

    As you can see here is the MTCN Number of your first payment which we credited

    for you today, track it with our website:www.westernunion.com, to

    confirm that your

    payment is available.

    1)Senders Name: Billy wright

    2)MTCN Number: 187-787-5020

    3)Amount: $5000.00 USD.

    Track it with our website:


    Note that on your reply this massage make sure you send the full information Remember that the full details you can use to pick up this first payment will be send to you once we receive the transfer charge of $35.00, You have to treat urgent by reconfirming your full information to us immediately you receive this massage to enable us start the process of your payment immediately.

    1.Your Full Name...

    2.Your Address...

    3.Your Tel Number...





    8.Cell phone...

    These are the information about your money you can go to any western union to pick up the money, don't forget that you have to settle for the transfer charge before we can give the full information of your first payment of $5000.00 usd we waiting to receive the above information from your so that we can direct you where to send the transfer charge of $35.00 which is only delay now, Kindly

    use this information to send the transfer charge.

    Receiver Name: SONG OJUKWU


    City: COTONOU

    Test Question: Code.

    Test Answer: 221.

    Amount to send: $35.00

    Senders Name:...?

    Mtcn Number:...?

    We looks forward to receive the transfer charge together with your full information, to enable us release this first $5000.00usd for you to pick it up and get back to us for the second payment ok. Call Tel:

    234 9063875139

    Get Back ASAP.


    Yours in service


    Western Union Manager

  • February 12, 2019 at 12:26 PM by an anonymous user from: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

    my text came from 1-410-100-004

  • January 23, 2019 at 9:29 AM by an anonymous user from: El Paso, Texas, United States

    Just received a text from 1410200500 (not a phone number) saying I had 230 ready for pickup. No mtcn # and a link that looks fake- westernunion. login/aac4.club; I did eventually click on that went to a dead site (404...bad gateway, that sort of thing).

    Definitely looks like a scam. Should I change anything on my real acct?

    • January 25, 2019 at 12:24 PM by an anonymous user from: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

      Received text from 1410200503:

      "Content: FRM: Western Union Message MSG: You received 230 USD via Western Union. Go to wu.pickuptransfer1.club to pick up your money"

    • January 24, 2019 at 12:25 PM by an anonymous user from: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

      Wow, I received the same text. Same amount and everything. I clicked on the link and it did the same thing. I hope nothing comes of it.

    • January 24, 2019 at 7:00 AM by an anonymous user from: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

      I also received the same exact text message

    • January 23, 2019 at 10:06 AM by info

      No, there is no need to.

  • January 14, 2019 at 7:57 PM by info

    Here is another scam created by scammers:

    "From: James Udo <jamesudo.@pastel.ocn.ne.jp>

    Date: January 14, 2019 at 6:52:06 PM MST

    Subject: Urgent Message

    Reply-To: James Udo <westerrnunion900@gmail.com>

    Dear Western Union Customer,

    You have been awarded with the sum of $250,000 USD by our office, as one of our customers who use Western Union in their daily business transaction. This award was been selected through the internet, where your e-mail address was indicated and notified. Please provide Mr. James Udo with the following details listed below so that your fund will be remited to you through Western Union.

    1. Name:

    2. Address:

    3. Country:

    4. Phone Number:

    5. Occupation:

    6. S*x:

    7. Age:

    Mr. James Udo E-mail: westerrnunion900@gmail.com

    As soon as these details are received and verified, your fund will be transferred to you.Thank you, for using western union."

  • December 12, 2018 at 1:57 AM by an anonymous user from: Haql, Al Jawf, Saudi Arabia

    Good morning, I am having issues on my money. Itz over 2 weeks now that I send the money to Nigeria and the receiver was unable to get the money due to network problem... so I demand the money should be reverse back to me...til these very moment am yet to receive my money.

    The money was sent from sakaka area of SaudI Arabia. ..Please I need your help

    • December 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM by an anonymous user from: Topeka, Kansas, United States

      First check out your transfer status here using your tracking number . . .


      If there is still a problem go to WU and contact them with your problem . . .


      Hope this helps! :)

  • November 26, 2018 at 9:17 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    - - - - - - - - -

    From: "Mr. Charles Innoson" <charles.@shirt.ocn.ne.jp>

    Date: November 26, 2018 at 5:16:18 AM EST

    Subject: YOUR FIRST PAYMENT OF $5,200. MTCN #8567990465

    Reply-To: "Mr. Charles Innoson" <westernuniontransferk@gmail.com>

    Your Attention Is Needed

    I write to inform you that we have already sent you $5,200.00 dollars through Western union as we have been given the mandate to transfer your full compensation payment total sum of USD950,000.00 via western union by this government.

    I was calling your telephone number to give you the information through phone but you did not pick up my calls throughout that yesterday even this morning. Now, I decided to email you the MTCN and sender name so that you will pick up this $5,200.00 to enable us send another $5,200.00 today as you know we will be sending you only $5,200.00 per day.

    Please pick up this information and run to western union to pick up the $5,200.00 and call me back to send you another payment today, My direct phone line is 254728734463, Manager Mr. Charles Innoson Email: ( westernuniontransferk@gmail.com ) once you picked up this $5,200.00 today. Here is the western union information to pick up the $5,200.00;

    Sender’s First Name_Tony

    Senders Second Name_Morba

    Senders Country KENYA

    Text question_When



    MTCN Number_#8567990465

    I am waiting for your call once you pick up this $5,200.00. Please email me your direct telephone number because I need to be calling you once we send any payment for the information's.


    Mr. Charles Innoson

  • November 25, 2018 at 4:22 AM by an anonymous user from: Bedminster, New Jersey, United States

    "(You have money on WU) Amount: $750 MTCN: YU8LR3N5L Click hxxps://is.gd/xgrnV7 to proceed"

    Received this today is it a scam

  • November 19, 2018 at 1:00 PM by info

    Received via email:

    "I received the following scam message via text and wanted to report it. I did NOT click on the link.

    (MSG#0041624.) Amount 450.70! Ready for pickup.MTCN# 415302365/1


    The sender is wu.agent.Anthony293846298347652432435@dedgar.com

    I am not expecting any money via western union and no one has notified me that they were sending me money.


  • November 19, 2018 at 12:56 PM by info

    Received this:

    "(MsgID#12525) Pick-up Your $510.00, M.T.C.N. 1245418541.


  • November 19, 2018 at 12:38 PM by info

    Received this scam:

    "(MSG#00-141.) Amount:$950.50!Ready to pickup.MTCN#:9512026350.


  • November 13, 2018 at 11:40 AM by info

    Received this phishing text today:

    "($200 MTCN_AVAILABLE) https://u.to/16MVFA Your Western Union Promo $200 MTCN#8103512449 is ready for pick up!"

  • November 12, 2018 at 6:41 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "(msgID#0475) Pick-upl Your $619.00, M.T.C.N. 8839819193 hxxp://wumt.2628365365.com"

  • November 10, 2018 at 12:24 PM by an anonymous user from: Missoula, Montana, United States

    I just received a text from WU

    (msgID#0475) Pick-upl Your $619.00, M.T.C.N. 8839819193 hxxp://wumt.2628365365.com

  • October 31, 2018 at 8:35 AM by an anonymous user from: Lagos, Nigeria

    Received this:


    specializes on services like; Western Union and Money Gram Transfer, Bank Transfer And Bank Logins, PayPal Transfer And PayPal Logins.


    We have big Western Union Hack for everywhere and any time for you. We transfer money to all countries/territories in the world that have Western Union and Money Gram Agents. We can transfer big amounts and you can receive this money in your country. We don’t deduct any % of your transfer because we are hackers of cash, we give your cash in full and with big transfers we do give discounts .We make it very safe and the service is very fast. We do fair and reliable work.


    First and Last Name

    City, State



    To reduce risk we cannot do transfer to same name all the time, The transaction is done by our exchanger who send the money to the receiver. This is done to increase the margin of safety both for us and the receiver no complains.

    Western Union Price List






    CONTACT CALL/WHATSAPP: 1(929)390-8581

    Contact us Email : globalhackingcompany@gmail.com..."

  • June 22, 2018 at 3:13 PM by an anonymous user from: New York, United States

    Had a text message today and I don't do business with western union so I know 120.00 transfer is a scam, who can I report this to?

  • June 14, 2018 at 9:51 AM by an anonymous user from: Marousi, Attiki, Greece

    I received an SMS saying:

    "From WU: ALBERT JULIANOV KOTOV picked up your money transfer. Thank you!"

    Should I do something?


    • June 14, 2018 at 10:52 AM by info

      Do nothing, if you were not sent a MTCN, else contact Western Union directly.

  • March 27, 2018 at 12:40 AM by an anonymous user from: Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan


    I received a tracking NO. 2886921980 from Mrs. Cecilia Emmanuel an official of the western union. She sends $5000 to me via western union.

    I search the said tracking no from wu tracking system which shows that funds are available. I actually want to know what is this, Is it real or some type of scam.



    • April 12, 2018 at 8:03 AM by an anonymous user from: Buffalo, New York, United States

      She is from which country

    • March 27, 2018 at 3:00 AM by info

      It is a scam. That tracking number is what the scammers use to trick everyone, not just you.

  • March 20, 2018 at 12:20 AM by info

    Received via email:

    "Got a text from someone claiming to be from western union asking for my name and address. The number I got the text from is 315-895-1823"

    • March 26, 2018 at 6:43 PM by an anonymous user from: Sodus, New York, United States

      funny, that's an upstate NY number... exactly where I am located. will watch out for this number and this scam!

      • April 18, 2018 at 10:24 AM by an anonymous user from: Troy, Michigan, United States

        that's Detroit cause that's where I live but still beware

  • March 8, 2018 at 9:06 AM by an anonymous user from: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

    Another scam:

    "(W)estern (U)nion Go To >hxxp://bit.ly/2FxDICs

    To Pick Up Your USD290.00 Money Transfer. Use Code: 633322"

  • March 7, 2018 at 11:33 PM by an anonymous user from: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

    Another scam:

    "[.WesternUnionTEXT] Follow: hccp://bit.ly/2FAmDbg .) Your $213.00 Transfer Is Ready To PickUp. Use TCode 3678522888."

  • March 3, 2018 at 4:30 PM by info

    Here is another scam:


    MSG:[Western/Union/Gift] MT: 3059938191 - Transfer for - USD200.00 Follow :> hxxps://is.gd/fHtWNt and pick up now!"

  • February 27, 2018 at 12:39 PM by an anonymous user from: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

    I am not a Western Union customer. Received a text today also. Is there anything to worry about if I do not clink on the link?

    • February 27, 2018 at 2:20 PM by info

      No. Even if you clicked on the link you have nothing to worry about because you are not a Western Union customer.

  • February 21, 2018 at 2:22 PM by an anonymous user from: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

    Not a western union customer. Received this text today:

    "FRM:4353774442MN.COM MSG:Western|Union|Gift|Transfer - 8915093935 - Ammount - 275.00 USD Ready to pick up GO TO : link"

  • February 21, 2018 at 12:34 AM by an anonymous user from: Henderson, Nevada, United States

    Received the following text:

    "FRM 1663377@az.com MSG: Western/Union/Free/MTCN-1566189890 Amount 240.00 USD Ready to pick up! Follow: hxxps://is.gd.t7C4VU"

  • February 20, 2018 at 5:09 PM by an anonymous user from: Denver, Colorado, United States

    Received this text today:


    MSG:Western/Union/Free/MTCN - 5890310202 Ammount 230.00 USD Ready to pick up! Follow : hxxps://is.gd/yetmiZ"

    It came from this phone number:

    ‭1 (410) 100-001‬

    I didn’t go to the link but I did block the number the text came from.

    • February 20, 2018 at 6:15 PM by an anonymous user from: New York, United States

      I received this exact same text today. Going to block the number right now.

  • February 8, 2018 at 7:52 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    - Original message -

    From: "Mr.Michael Tudon" <wwww.@rapid.ocn.ne.jp>

    Date: 2/8/18 5:10 PM (GMT-08:00)

    Subject: Western Union

    Read Carefully,

    I have deposited the check as we agreed with Western union Office.All you have to do is to contact them at:(westernunuionoffice@seznam.cz)they will give you direction on how you will be receiving the funds daily. My agreement with them is $5,000 USD two time daily until the whole of $4.8USD is transferred

    The only fee you will send to them before the transfer is 55USD for paper work and remittance. Please if this fee did not be available right now don’t send email to them for avoid demurrage, because as soon as they receive your email, the demurrage of your fund will start,E-mail them with above address,


    Your name...

    country... ...

    phone ...





    The contact person is Mr.Tony Wood, with phone number:- 229-67-59-38-42

    Thank you.

    Mr.Michael Tudon Jr"

  • January 22, 2018 at 7:46 PM by an anonymous user from: Wallingford, Connecticut, United States

    received an email saying that I have opened an account with the western union on Friday the 19th of January. someone from micro soft was trying to send me $400.00 to my bank, so they said. still trying to get ever thing straighten out. but I think I was scammed . can you check to see if anyone tried to transfer money to my account with key bank acc# ending in 3277. Brian W Morrissey

  • December 11, 2017 at 12:31 PM by an anonymous user from: League City, Texas, United States

    received a text:

    "([Western/Union] Go to: hxxp://po.st/W07orp to get your $125.00 Transfer. Use the following code: 782631782."

    This is not a real text from the Western Union. The website looks just like a western union website however, it asks that you send them a copy of your driver's license. The Western Union does not require you to do this, it does require that you have your drivers license when you pick up the funds.

  • November 27, 2017 at 9:14 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "WU Srvc Msgs. Thanks for using WU! Your money transfer ending in 2109 has been sent. Track the status of your transfer online at go.wu.com/tr

    WU Srvc Msgs. You opted in to get text msg updates about your WU transfers. Msg&data rates may apply. Reply HELP for help; STOP to opt out of WU service texts.

    WU Srvc Msgs. NWNODI WINIFRED picked up your money transfer. Thanks! Track your next transfer with the WU(R) app at"

  • November 22, 2017 at 6:58 PM by an anonymous user from: Brewer, Maine, United States

    ok well, I got one of these type of emails, not exactly in the same style format from so and so from Kenya, says it being compensated for something or another and that he has sent me $5,200.00, not allot but a nice Christmas bonus it would be. well it being in my spam folder and seeing Kenya.

    I instantly said scam. so I went to the website and checked their mtcn number and it said it was good. well then I looked up to see if any fake western union websites are around, then I got this article, well I went to the western union addy this site provided and typed in the mtcn code, and low and behold the d**n things says the same exact thing, sent, pending,n available, each has been checked off with a green mark to show its completed that process, so what do you guys think, is it real? I have no idea whos compensating me, they are asking for no money or info, I think the link they provided for western union is the same as this site did, so I guess I'll go try and withdraw it tomorrow.

    • November 22, 2017 at 10:24 PM by info

      Report it to the Western Union, do not attempt to withdraw the money.

  • November 21, 2017 at 2:44 PM by an anonymous user from: Salina, New York, United States

    Got one...just googled to see what scams were out there.

    Can you trace these to see where they are coming from?

    I keep deleting ... should we report?

    • November 21, 2017 at 3:02 PM by info

      Yes, report it.

  • November 21, 2017 at 1:28 PM by an anonymous user from: Albany, New York, United States

    Received a text from 184753674@info.gov that I had $350 ready to be picked up. Went to the WU website and entered the MTCN given in the text and it did not exist. Do NOT click on the link. It brings you to a fake WU site looking for your email and password. Check out the URL.

  • November 21, 2017 at 12:26 PM by an anonymous user from: Albany, New York, United States

    239879214@info.gov has sent a text stating that my $ is ready for pick up and to follow a link to claim. I did NOT click on the link.

    • November 21, 2017 at 1:26 PM by an anonymous user from: Albany, New York, United States

      Same from 184753674@info.gov I went to WU website and entered the MTCN in the text and of course it did not exist.

  • November 21, 2017 at 12:10 PM by an anonymous user from: Albany, New York, United States

    Was sent a text from 3276465171@info.gov, stating I have $350 for pick up, follow hxxp://ow.ly/OYd130quJaBiz to claim. No one I know uses Western Union, believe it's a scam, beware.

  • November 18, 2017 at 12:12 AM by an anonymous user from: Sunnyvale, California, United States

    Received this text today. I reported it to Verizon & to this website. Didn't open link. No one sends me money. Ever.

    "WesternUnion : MTCN 88087944 for $300 Ready for pick up. Follow personal link at : http://bit.ly/2AOUh7a"

  • October 31, 2017 at 6:18 PM by an anonymous user from: San Jose, California, United States

    I got one too telling me to go to hxxp://ow.ly/TEgV30gewPH. I am not very smart because I did click on it and I took a picture of my license. As soon as it asked for me to take a picture of myself as well I stopped and googled western union scams. I didn’t enter bank info or social security info. I am hoping I didn’t provide to much...

  • October 30, 2017 at 5:12 PM by an anonymous user from: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

    Just received a text saying I have $242 waiting to be picked up through Western Union. It gave me a code or transfer number saying it was 494-786-6785. But obviously it is a scam. Don't know where I should report it to him but I'm just hoping that this is the place to report it to. So beware!

  • October 18, 2017 at 9:51 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "For your information and hopefully to protect others, I just received this at 10:37am EST and I'm sending you a copy. I did not touch the links. To whom should I forward this to in addition to you?

    (Today only - [W]estern[U]nion - Free-Transfer# - 7834530111 Transfer for $240.00 Ready to pick up @ hxxp://bit.do/dQ3wT)


  • October 16, 2017 at 12:37 PM by an anonymous user from: Columbus, Georgia, United States

    "(www.WesternUnion.Com - Money Arrived. Claim Your $134.00 Money Transfer # 775636567 @) hxxp://ow.ly/FidZ30fUIAI"

    This is what I just received and it took me to a fake site wanting me to take a pic of my driver's license. I know no one is sending me money but wanted to look at the fake site, it looked somewhat legit. People be aware!

  • October 12, 2017 at 2:58 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "(WesternUnionPrize MTCN: 156-776-6155 Ammount: 300.00 USD Ready to pick up NOW. Go to: hxxp://bit.do/dQpAw)"

  • October 12, 2017 at 11:58 AM by an anonymous user from: Maitland, Florida, United States

    Just received this text message: "WesternUnionPrize MTCN: 151-661-3315 Amount 320.00 USD Ready to pick up NOW. Go to: hxxp://bit.do/dQpEZ)"

  • October 9, 2017 at 9:07 AM by an anonymous user from: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

    Just received text:

    "(www.WesternUnion.com Money Transfer-53584453758 Transfer For $143 Is Ready For Pick Up. Cash It Online @) hxxp://ow.ly/MmGY30fKatN"

  • October 5, 2017 at 1:28 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "(www.WesternUnion.Com MyWURewards - 4774865873 Transfer For $152 Is Ready For Pick Up.Cash It Online @) hxxp://ow.ly/x4w830fFvPo"

  • September 30, 2017 at 9:12 AM by an anonymous user from: Macon, Georgia, United States

    I just got this text on my phone:

    "(www.westernunion.com - Your 281728192 Money Transfer Is Ready To Pick Up. Go To) ow. ly/VaQ230fxD6b To Claim."

  • September 30, 2017 at 8:20 AM by an anonymous user from: Ashburn, Virginia, United States

    I got this one:

    "(www.westernunion.com - Your 29830120311 Money Transfer For $190.00 Is Ready To Pick Up. Go To) ow. ly/1fV830fxBSFTo Claim Now."

  • September 20, 2017 at 10:26 AM by an anonymous user from: Denver, Colorado, United States

    I just got this one:


    -$242.00 Transfer#65217364257 is Ready to Pickup

    Go to hxxps://ow.ly/EXSN30FIWYO"

    I never did a money transfer and am pretty sure no one sent me one!

  • September 13, 2017 at 11:45 AM by info

    Received via email:

    "They already tried to do a bank transfer through my banks in intervals of 50,31,31 which equals the amount here is the link (www.WesterUnion.Com-$112.00 Transfer#56761227 it says its ready for pick up GoTo)ow .ly/dCE73of7Eus the text came from 41182244@verizon.net"

  • September 4, 2017 at 5:57 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "(www.WesternUnion.Com - Money Transfer 2682737982 For $269 Is Ready To PickUp. GoTo) ow.ly/DuLX30eTx2P"

  • August 13, 2017 at 4:49 PM by an anonymous user from: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

    Here is another scam text message:

    "(WesternUnion SundayReward. MTCN: 8934598111 Amount: 240.00$ Pick UP now. Follow: hxxp://bit.do/dFFcR SundayReward.)"

  • May 26, 2017 at 12:19 PM by info

    Here is another scam:

    "Fri 26/05/2017 11:02

    From: 9172823677@vzwpix.com

    Subject: text_0.txt

    (WesternUnion Money Transfer 2788277281 For $200.00 Is Ready To Pick Up. Follow : bit .do/dtezt To Pick Up.) "

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