"Western Union Online WU Security Center" Phishing Scams
Western Union customers, if you have received "Online WU Security Center" email messages like the one below, which claims you need to update your information, please do not click on the link in the messages. This is because 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.
Therefore, Western Union customers are advised to go directly to https://www.westernunion.com/ to update their account information. This will protect them against phishing scams.
A "Western Union Online WU Security Center" Scam
From: Western Union - email@example.com
Sent: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 8:20 PM
Subject: Online WU Security Center
At Western Union, we take protection of your personal information very seriously.That's why we require you to update your informations promptly, so that you can continue to enjoy all the benefits of your account in safety.
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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