Wire Transfer Fraud

Report



The more national reporting data that’s collected, the better the chance law enforcement has to catch the criminals and decrease online crime. Reporting a fraudulent incident will also assure that you have accurate documentation in order to aid in your recovery. Please consider reporting your incident to the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).  

Once processed, complaints filed via their website may be referred to federal, state, local, or international law enforcement or regulatory agencies for possible investigation. Any investigation opened on any complaint is initiated at the discretion of the law enforcement and/or regulatory agency receiving the complaint information. Reporting the incident at IC3 will not result in a call back for assistance.

The FAQs about reporting can be found here. Please read the FBI/IC3 privacy policy here.

Recover




Business Recovery Solutions

The following resources have been gathered and vetted in order to better serve you. These resources have been chosen to help simplify the process of recovery after a cyber incident has taken place. With these resources you may need to contact organizations outside Fraudsupport.org. Results will vary depending on your circumstances.

If you have wired money or made a payment and suspect it is a scam, contact your financial institution and/or the money service you used right away. You can reach the complaint department of MoneyGram at 1-800-MONEYGRAM (1-800-666-3947) or Western Union at 1-800-325-6000.

Contact your State Consumer Protection Office for help

Contact your local FBI office to see if they are able to help. Many factors will contribute to whether or not they can get involved.

Extortion Email Schemes information from IC3

Reinforce




Business Security Solutions

Once the proper organizations have been notified and you are on the road to recovery, it is time to reinforce your cybersecurity. Let’s take action and strengthen your cybersecurity with the following resources and tools.

Don’t believe the Bossy Business Scam – Your CEO doesn’t want you to wire her money!

Avoiding Money Wiring Scams Guidance from the FTC (English and Spanish)

Other Resources