Fraud or scam Review

Review and analysis of over 1,859 consumer complaints

Best Fraud Or Scam Companies

RBS Citizens
Empowerment Ventures, LLC
First Data Corporation
MoneyGram
Western Union
PayPal
NetSpend Corporation, a TSYS Company

Worst Fraud Or Scam Companies

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase
Bank of America
Google Inc.
Wells Fargo & Company
Ria Financial
Global Client Solutions

Most Fraud Or Scam Complaints

CompanyComplaints
MoneyGram 459
Western Union 338
PayPal 163
Empowerment Ventures, LLC 92
U.S. Bancorp 75

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

April 7, 2017 - I transferred $650.00 using Wells Fargo Sure Pay to what turned out to be a fraudulent Wells Fargo account on -/-/2016. I reported it immediately to the Wells Fargo Fraud department. I also reported the incident in person at my local Wells Fargo Branch. I provided the results of my own research to Wells Fargo. As far as I can tell, there has been no investigation into the fraud. Wells Fargo seems to have dropped the case. In order to open a Wells Fargo account, the account holder must provide a Driver 's License or Social Security Number. The account was originated in the state of Colorado...

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NetSpend Corporation, a TSYS Company Prepaid card fraud or scam

April 5, 2017 - I have a skylight payroll card. In the paperwork it ststes if you use their ATM there will be no fees. Yet when i used it to check my balance it charged me a - every time. I used an ATM out of their network and wasnt charged a -. There are checks with this pay card that can be used to take your paycheck off the card all at once that you 're supposed to go to - or - to cash. Yet when i tried to use th8os service NOWHERE will cash them anymore. So i called the contact number to cancel the check and have the money put back on the card. They told me it would take 3 business days to p...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

March 30, 2017 - My bookkeeper notified me to an unknown transfer from my WF to a - account I confirmed the $ - transfer was fraudulent I reported this to Wells Fargo but they denied my claim because of a transfer to the same unknown - account in 2013, for $10.00, which was obviously also fraudulent...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

March 28, 2017 - I made a wire transfer on Saturday -/-/2017 for $40000.00 through my account at Wells Fargo bank to an account owned by - at - for the purchase of - cars. The transfer was done on Monday -/-/2017 because i initiated it on a weekend. After the wire transfer, i was suppose to get a shipping confirmation from -, but to my surprise - - - disappeared. Their phone were cut off, no email response nor text message response till date. After further investigation i found out they have done the same thing to so many people, a lot of people had lost so much money. I went to my b...

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Citibank Money transfers fraud or scam

March 27, 2017 - - wire transfers were sent from my Citibank savings account in -, - & - totaling $80000.00. Citibank 's fraud department contacted me on - after the last transaction was made. I was notified on - for a $3000.00 purchase made using the Citibank credit card. It was not our purchase the card was cancelled and we received new cards the following day, but no one monitored the other accounts during the same days for fraudulent activity until the account was empty. - from Citi 's wire department made it clear today that they may not be able to recover the funds and Citibank i...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

March 24, 2017 - On -/-/2017 I went into the Wells Fargo -, CA branch. The banker - - - initiated a wire transfer of $2500.00 that needed to go to my fianc in - -. On -/-/2017 the funds were released from my account. I showed my fianc the information on -/-/2017 and he brought to my attention that the banker did everything incorrect because - did not include my fiance 's account number or his name. On -/-/2017 I went to the bank and spoke with - about the issue, he then called the wire transference to have it amended ( corrected ). I asked if he could print me out of a paper o...

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U.S. Bancorp Prepaid card fraud or scam

March 23, 2017 - I was given a visa gift card for my birthday, with a balance of $100.00. The card says it was issued by US Bank. Several months later I removed the card from its original packaging and tried to register it on the provider 's website. When I tried to register the card to verify the balance, I found it had already been used for the full amount on the card, leaving a --dollar balance. I called the customer service number as printed on the card and filed a claim. I was informed the transaction had taken place in a - store in California on the day before my birthday. This week I was i...

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Bank of America Money transfers fraud or scam

March 21, 2017 - Advertized Restaurant for Sale. Engaged with purported owner.Eventually paid 10K good faith deposit. deal cancelled after she demanded full payment without providing bill of sale for assets and equipment. No business records supplied at all and the contract provided for sale was also incorrect. She has kept money, restaurant and personal belongings housed at site....

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

March 19, 2017 - I purchased a rifle from -, an online store based in - Virginia and owned by -. I paid $1600.00 via Wells Fargo -, a wire service, to - on -/-/-. - is registered to - - - VA - -. I called or emailed every few weeks since I ordered it and was told it was on back order and would ship when it came in stock. To date, I have not received my order. When I checked on my order on -/-/-, I found out the website is down and the phone number is out of service. I paid using Wells Fargo - which is a wire transfer service. I have no way of requesting a refund ...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

March 16, 2017 - Here is a classic example of fraudulent Indian bank practices under the garb of technicalities and why millions of Indians do n't entrust their money with inconsistent working of banks. Customers do n't trust banks that they will get their money at the time of need with certainty ( demonetization is a unique situation ). Banks make common customer dance to the music of bank at the time of withdrawal of hard earned money. And that is why ; India is still mainly cash economy. Indian customers converted Billions of Rs. - illegal notes by paying 30 % commission to banks. I initiated a remittan...

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NetSpend Corporation, a TSYS Company Prepaid card fraud or scam

March 2, 2017 - I received a prepaid small business Master Card debit card in the mail that was unsolicited from NetSpend. I 've never heard of this company and have not applied for a debit/credit card. This company is sending debit cards to people where their identity can be stolen in the future. The card indicated that I needed to activate the debit card....

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NetSpend Corporation, a TSYS Company Prepaid card fraud or scam

February 26, 2017 - Did not authorize the account and customer service representatives refuse to provide me with who or what company provided with my information. Company information provided was netSpend for a " consumer partner ''. Transferred multiple time but was unable to actually provide me how they received my information. The first individual was - at ext. - that was unable to close the account or provide me with the information. The next was - ( employee no. - at ext. - ). - accidentally deleted my account number after I asked to speak to her manager. - also briefly me on hold to obt...

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NetSpend Corporation, a TSYS Company Prepaid card fraud or scam

February 21, 2017 - I received a NetSpend Prepaid - from a company called NetSpend, -, - T- -. It was unsolicited and when I called the number they gave to OPT-OUT and decline the message did not give that as an option. I have sent an e-mail but do not have much faith that they will comply since the interactions so far has been extremely suspect....

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Citibank Prepaid card fraud or scam

February 20, 2017 - I returned several items to my local Home Depot on - -, 2016 that I had purchased using Visa prepaid card number - - - -. Home Depot issued a credit for $39.00 to the prepaid card. The problem is that because the card had expired in - of 2016, two months before Home Depot issued the credit, there is no way at all for me to retrieve those funds. My question is, why does the expiration date not show up when a store attempts to apply a credit to an expired card? This seems like a scam for the prepaid card companies to knowingly get funds that the customer has no way at all ...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

February 13, 2017 - I got a phone call last week, the caller claim they are Wells Fargo Fraud department and I have a suspicious check that may be withdraw from my checking account. I ask the caller about the check number and withdraw amount because I written a check to the termite service recently. The caller reject me the detail information and keep claim this is privacy information. Then I ask them to send me an email to verify the information but also got rejected and claim they do n't have my email or other contact information. In addition, they ask me the date that I open my checking account which trace bac...

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NetSpend Corporation, a TSYS Company Prepaid card fraud or scam

February 12, 2017 - I received a western union net spend MasterCard in the mail. I waited to activate it because I knew there was a monthly fee. I activated it this morning to gain access to $30.00 my friend sent me via -. I thought it was easier than having to wait until - opens to get it. I 've got guardianship of 3 children and needed the money quickly. According them, their terms and fees are listed in the paper work sent with the card. I looked over that paper work and only found where a few would be charged monthly. I went to use my card and out of the $30.00 I got, I was only able spend $20.00,...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

February 10, 2017 - I was n't sure which category to select - this is regarding - - trading. Of course after sending a total of $80000.00 I finally figured out that this company just takes and takes and a person can never win. I asked that the taxes I paid be part of my account and they gave it to me as a " bonus '' - total $42000.00 - which I can never get back unless the money I lost is recovered which I read never happens. Read they were a scam. My account is now down to $3100.00. This was my retirement ( IRA ) money and their talk was good to get me to 'enroll ' by sending in the initial $250.00...

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First Data Corporation Prepaid card fraud or scam

February 9, 2017 - Money NEt work, First Data, was given my money by - -, based in Texas ( child support ) when i received the second card as first expired ... Iwas not able to activate. They verified all my information but said they needed a picture id. i faxed and mailed the picture Id Each time they said it was not legible. So for 18 months i have not been able to access my money. There is over -, and they are taking monthly fees out. I do not know what the amount is that is on the card, and - will not help me. I have sent letters certified and have gotten them back unsighed and un opened. undelie...

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Comerica Money transfers fraud or scam

February 7, 2017 - I recieve - payments on the " direct express " debit card from " COMERICA BANK '' this morning I attemped to pay my monthly bills as usual only to find that $800.00 was stolen from my checking account. I called customer service and the bottom line from them was, we will send you documents in the mail in - business days to fill out and return. Then they will begin an investigation and in - days they will decide whether to restore funds or not. so, im -, I have no children and no savings and no rent or medical premium or food. can you please help? besides calling landlord and other...

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The Western Union Company Money transfers fraud or scam

February 5, 2017 - hello i am in the process of registering a complaint again, about a matter that has been either overlooked or has not been addressed to the right people. to get the correct personal advice or action taken about this complaint.i know now that it is not fair to me and is a violation of my legal rights, or a trick just too get money out of a - person that had too stop working because of a accidental household injury.. it is interfering with my lifestyle and i want the complaint registered until i get some information or feedback about it.,,, thank you -, -,...

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U.S. Bancorp Prepaid card fraud or scam

February 3, 2017 - This is a $100.00 gift card. I removed it from it 's packaging and went to go use it. The transaction was declined due to a $0.00 balance. I called the issuer - times, spending a total of - minutes to no avail. The vendor is U.S. bank # on the back of the card is -. A representative said that they would be faxing and mailing me documents to fill out for the claim process. They did not fax or email me anything. U.S. bank says that resolving the worthless card issue is contingent on receiving back the paperwork that they say that the sent out. This is clearly a scam and my $100.00...

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Ria Financial Money transfers fraud or scam

February 3, 2017 - I transferred - in cash from Walmart to wallmart. when I found out this was fraud I put a stop on the money and they gave me a refenece #, when I went to get my money they said no that the funds were transferred. I need help asap please call me its an emergency...

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The Huntington National Bank Money transfers fraud or scam

February 2, 2017 - On - - - I contacted an ad on - for a - - pickup truck. I left a message and - - - - called me back. He said he was a sales manager for - - - in - Kansas. He gave me all the info I asked for along with a copy of the title, video of truck running and specific pictures I had asked for. We negotiated and agreed on a price. They offered a shipping company who worked for them to deliver the vehicle to me within 72 hours after payment was received. On the - we agreed on $15000.00 plus shipping. At that time he wanted my drivers license in order to proce...

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NetSpend Corporation, a TSYS Company Prepaid card fraud or scam

February 2, 2017 - -/-/2016, I notice a unauthorized foreign transaction was pending on my PayPal prepaid card, I immediately alerted PayPal prepaid and they did nothing about it. I researched the charge and learned that the charge has been reported by a lot of people as suspicious and fraud. Then PayPal prepaid took it upon themselves to cancel that card without my consent, without giving me a chance to pull the rest of the money I had in the account out, and they left me with no way at all to access the funds, they did this to me At the worst possible time which was -/-/-, they left me broke and and I d...

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PayPal Holdings, Inc. Money transfers fraud or scam

February 2, 2017 - Was scammed when buying tickets over the internet. Person used the phone number - to communicate and also the email address : --. Transferred $3000.00 via paypal. Tickets did not arrive....

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The Western Union Company Money transfers fraud or scam

January 31, 2017 - This is the 3rd instance where I 'm sending an international money transfer with Western Union and there is a screen asking for bank username and password. I have notified Western Union and they reported that there is no such request from their website and have not been willing to follow up with this and resolve it. My bank account was just compromised and this is the only website that had access due to this screen built in. I took a screenshot this time to prove it. The company should be fined or shut down for encouraging data theft and not investigating it properly....

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U.S. Bancorp Prepaid card fraud or scam

January 31, 2017 - I received a gift card for - - for $150.00. It is a - - - with US Bank National Association. I activated the card at - and there was $150.00. This was - of -. I have made no purchases on this gift card. When I went to check the balance today it says there is a $0.00 balance. I called customer service and was told the card was used twice in -. I did not use this card and ask how I can file a dispute and was told that although they can tell me when transactions took place, they can not tell me what the amounts were nor what the original amount placed on the card....

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PayPal Holdings, Inc. Money transfers fraud or scam

January 31, 2017 - RE : PayPal, -, - & -, -. Fraudulent rental listings paid for through PayPal. I am currently - with - and -. I was force to sleep in my car due to the fraudulent and malicious acts by -, - & - - - -paid through PayPal wallet. I was denied and defrauded of a public accommodation. On - -, 2016 at approximately - I contacted -, a subsidiary of - - ( -, Ma. ) and - based -. These companies book hotel rooms, flights, etc. I responded to an ad on - website to rent a private room & bath at - - - - - -, NJ - ...

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The Western Union Company Money transfers fraud or scam

January 31, 2017 - WESTERNUNION ALLOWED THEM TO COMMIT FRAUD AGAINST ME BY NOT MAKING AWARE OF THE SCAM THEY ALL KNEW IT AS THEY LAUGHED. THIS IS VIOLATING THE DODD-FRANK ACT....

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The Western Union Company Money transfers fraud or scam

January 30, 2017 - I used to send money to - ( my relatives, friends ) through Western Union since I came to this country -/-/-. For the last two years more recently, I learnt how to create an account via web and was doing on line international money transfer from US dollars to - -. This creates an e-mail trail giving a tracking MCTN number with a name whom the money being transferred. This process seemed to be rigorous as it goes from my bank to Western Union and this process takes at least 7 days. During my weekly check into balance of my bank account on line, I noticed on a single day there were...

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U.S. Bancorp Prepaid card fraud or scam

January 28, 2017 - My daughter gave me a Mastercard Debit Card ( it was either for - - - ( -/-/- or - in -/-/- ). I carefully put it away until I took my grandson out to lunch for his -. Birthday on -/-/-. The waitress said the card would not register the $25.00. I called Mastercard only to find out that US Bank National Association had retrieved all of the $25.00. They directed me to read the find print on the back of the card. In the fine print on the card it said that if it was n't used in 12 months they would deduct $2.00 a month after 12 consecutive months of inactivity. ...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

January 25, 2017 - Purchased a - - - from - - website - - - for $10000.00 and never received the vehicle. My sales manager was - - - -|- - I wire transferred the funds from my bank to a Well Fargo Account as per their instructions. When the transport company went to go pick-up the vehicle they advised the - had damaged never advised so they made a decision to refuse the vehicle. I requested a refund and - - declined and advised " ... I agree to take a vehicle that matches my criteria. '' I worked feverishly with - & another salesperson - - and secured a replaceme...

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

January 25, 2017 - During a real estate transaction, our law firm, our client, and the agent were hacked and fraudulent emails & domains were created. We were sent wiring instructions from " our client '' to wire proceeds. Proceeds were wired to a - - account that was set up and used for this scam....

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Bank of America Money transfers fraud or scam

January 24, 2017 - Lost $ - down payment due to wire fraud. A portion ( $27000.00 ) was frozen by the bank, but they refuse to return it. Per UCC - Article 4A - 205. ( a ) ( i ) the transfer was to a beneficiary which was not intended by the sender. Per UCC - Article 4A - 402. ( a ) ( d ) If the sender of a payment order pays the order and was not obliged to pay all or part of the amount paid, the bank receiving payment is obliged to refund payment to the extend the sender was not obliged to pay, plus interest. Bank of America ( BOA ) is the sending bank, the receiving bank, and the mortgage lender. ...

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Citibank Money transfers fraud or scam

January 23, 2017 - I thought I was doing a personnel favor for my CEO. I was sent a spoof e-mail in my companies mail box. I was defrauded on -/-/2016 for an amount of $55000.00 US. I can send the corresponding - e-mail along with correspondences with Detective - - of the - Police Department - ( - ). Money WIRE was sent to Citi Bank, - - - -., -, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, -, BANK ID - -...

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Citibank Prepaid card fraud or scam

January 23, 2017 - I was gifted with a prepaid debit mastercard from - around 1 year ago. I did not use the complete funds before the expiration date, and when I requested a new card be submitted I was told the card was expired ( -/-/- ) and the remaining $77.00 was forfeited. I told them exactly what the Consumer Financial Bureau says on it 's website : " If you have a prepaid debit card and the card expires while you still have money on it, you can request a replacement card to access the funds. The funds on a gift card will be good for at least five years, even if the physical card expires at an e...

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Citibank Prepaid card fraud or scam

January 23, 2017 - I was given a $50.00 Citi Prepaid gift card that did not work. I reordered it and never got a replacement. I then reordered it again, someone fraudulently obtained it and spent all the funds. Citi sent me a fraud form, told me to fill it out and send it back. I called today as I never heard anything and they stated that the can not process a fraud claim on a prepaid card and apologized for the misinformation. They never notified me of their intention to not process the claim....

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Google Inc. Money transfers fraud or scam

January 23, 2017 - I was supposed to receive concert tickets after sending " - - '' $150.00 through Google Wallet. The concert was on -/-/2017 and I never received the tickets. Since then he has blocked me on twitter after he stopped responding to my messages. Therefore, I ca n't see the direct messages between us anymore. At first he sent me a broken link that said - which was weird because he told me the tickets were on -. The link that I opened was broken. He told me that I could pick the tickets up at the venue which was a lie because I 'd need his ID and credit card information to pick it up...

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PayPal Holdings, Inc. Money transfers fraud or scam

January 20, 2017 - Paypal recently gave me a credit line of, I believe, $600.00. I have no intention of using it, but I suppose it 's okay to have. I recently ordered tea online for $16.00. I knew that I had a balance - I even checked it - of $17.00, not credit but actual funds I had leftover for some reason and so I used my Paypal account to pay for the order. More recently a friend paid me back for dinner and drinks a week or so ago. In attempting to send them a request for the money, to make things easier, I noticed that I had a " payment '' due for the online tea purchase. I was annoyed that the ...

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Capital One Money transfers fraud or scam

January 18, 2017 - On - -, -, I wired $8600.00 to a Capital One 360 account. It was posted - -, - but the receiver advised me that Capital One wanted me to request the money be returned to my account. I submitted a letter to my bank and they wired it the same way the money was wired. I have been in contact with my bank and Capital One since then trying to get my money returned. During this time, I have learned that the recipient has a history of wire scams that I was unaware of. The last correspondence was on -/-/- with Capital One. Their representative told me that no one had access...

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Regions Financial Corporation Prepaid card fraud or scam

January 16, 2017 - I had - dollars inside of my wallet with my - bank card 2 days ago.. I went to purchase a - of - from - - at a nearby liquid store.. Then the day after I proceeded home to then search for the wallet which by then was clearly missing and I called my - bank to check my card status and it said - - So it clearly was getting spent by there second on groceries at a - by - high school.. I just want to know how I can go about getting my money back and or prosecuting whoever did this...

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PayPal Holdings, Inc. Money transfers fraud or scam

January 14, 2017 - I recently set up an account on VENMO and have done a couple of small transactions between $ - $100.00. Then two days ago, i had a payment that was being sent to me for $2800.00. I accepted the payment and attempted to transfer the funds, but then received an email from VENMO that said the following " Your Venmo account has been suspended due to recent activity that appears to be a violation of our User Agreement. If you would like to reactivate your account, please reply to this email with a picture of your unexpired US government issued photo identification to begin the review. '' I h...

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The Western Union Company Money transfers fraud or scam

January 9, 2017 - I sent $800.00 by Western Union to my friend who was robbed while vacationing in -. She presented here passport as Identification and the agent had her fill out and sign ( before receiving the cash ) all the paperwork. The agent then called the store manager over to give here the cash because the amount was too high for here to disperse. The manager again inspected here passport and then refused to give her the money because her middle name was on her passport, but not on the money transfer. They then told her that the transfer would be cancelled and I would have to resend it. When I went...

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The Western Union Company Money transfers fraud or scam

January 7, 2017 - I received a friend request on - from a lady who 's profile name is -. she advertised how she can help people make additional income with a number provided - which I decided to call to get more info. she texted me and said that someone would be calling me. Which they did, and the conversation was explaining there business helping others flip the money to help there assist their financial needs. I ask how do you get started? They replied that I had to give my full name to get registered in there system then drive to a local western union at send money to an specific name and address th...

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MoneyGram Money transfers fraud or scam

January 7, 2017 - I was contacted by - and told that they had a gas scooter I had been looking for in stock. I sent the money by money gram and was given a bogus tracking number. They later contacted me again wanting additional money. Scooter not sent - - $1400.00 lost....

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PayPal Holdings, Inc. Money transfers fraud or scam

January 5, 2017 - Hello, On - - I won a bid on eBay and purchased a - fanny pack through Paypal in the amount of $300.00 plus $9.00 shipping, total $310.00. I was very satisfied with my purchase until the clamp broke. I sent the fanny pack back to - for repair which took over a month to evaluate. - sent the fanny pack back along with the letter that I submitted to Papyal in a dispute I thought I opened on - -. The letter stated that - was n't able to fix my fanny pack because they only service products from - or authorized distributors. Now at this point I 'm confused so I calle...

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The Western Union Company Money transfers fraud or scam

January 5, 2017 - Someone hacked my Western Union money transfer account on - - 2017. Attempted to do - transactions. 1 ) The amount $540.00 and I received notification in email that amount is picked up. 2 ) After 10 minutes of - transaction there was - transaction for amount $640.00 was made, however this was rejected by system. In both cases country of receiver is - and appears to be done by same person....

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Ria Financial Money transfers fraud or scam

January 3, 2017 - I sent an International online money transfer using Continental Exchange Solutions Inc dba Ria Financial - in the amount of $1000.00 ; they charged a $7.00 fee for a total of $1000.00. Since I sent it to my own Bank Account abroad, since I could track the actual amount received by my Bank there, I realize that Ria Financial - did not send the whole amount ; my Bank received $980.00 and they applied the official exchange rate of - - = - - Dollar. Ria took $12.00 out of my money and concealed it, using a lower exchange rate of - $2900.00 = $1.00 - -. ( -...

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NetSpend Corporation, a TSYS Company Prepaid card fraud or scam

December 25, 2016 - I tried to send money abroad using - & they would not allow me to do so. They returned my funds to my NetSpend prepaid M/C on -, but NetSpend keeps giving me excuses to not put it back on my card. It has now been 10 days and they are still telling me I have to have - fax to them on their letterhead a letter of cancellation of transactions, and they have done so at least 6 or 7 times, as well as keeping me updated on transmissions. They also tell me I can send them emails giving dates & times of the cancellations, which I did but they do not accept them either and I follow their instru...

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Bank of America Money transfers fraud or scam

December 22, 2016 - Dear -, I found out in - ; through family - in -, - ; that a file was in superior crt files, not - county files ; # - ; a deposit of surplus funds ; this was not a pay off as a mediator & judge -, - stated ; the lawyer was different ; not - on the 2nd mrtg pyoff ; this should have been done via escrow as most are. They lied as a bad play ; mediator helped ; I believe based on my - abilities that in fact ; that they wanted me to sue, knowing I may not get a lawyer ; I knew it was for $ - ; and that - - and very possibly an impersonator for me ; signed ...

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Citibank Money transfers fraud or scam

December 22, 2016 - An unkown friend put money into my account. I could not identify the source, the bank took my money. The bank does not know where the money came from. I want my money back....

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Remitly, Inc. Money transfers fraud or scam

December 10, 2016 - I sent $760.00 from my - account to a bank account in - on -/-/2016 ( Monday ) using Remitly.com. The funds were to be delivered to the destination bank account by Friday -/-/2016. To this day ( -/-/2016 ) the funds were not received in -, nor returned to my bank account. Remitly has no idea where the money went, and can not produce any proof that they correctly executed the money transfer from my account to the one in -....

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Wells Fargo & Company Money transfers fraud or scam

December 8, 2016 - Contacted a firm - - - ( seller ) whose email had unknowingly been hacked, to inquire about a product ( - ) for sale, unbeknownst to me ( buyer ) & seller, an intermediary was relaying email messages between buyer and seller. At the point the seller sent bank wire info, intermediary substituted the Email attachment with correct bank info with his own attachment with intermediary 's fraudulent bank account information. I issued recall request with my bank ( - - - - ) but the receiving bank ( Wells Fargo ) denied the request to return funds ( $8200.00 ) despite stating i...

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Bank of America Money transfers fraud or scam

December 6, 2016 - My husband and I were supposed to close on our home in -, FL on -/-/ An email was sent by, who we thought was our realtor, to my husband 's email address with the wire information : Bank Name : -, -, -, PA - Account Name : -, - Account # - Routing # - We transferred the monies over to that account at around - ( give or take ), at which my loan broker - me with the realtor stating that, that email was n't from her. I immediately contacted BoA to put a stop and filed a claim on this transaction. The wire amount was for $26000.00. On -/-/2016 the clai...

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Remitly, Inc. Money transfers fraud or scam

December 5, 2016 - - is offering an exchange rate of - pesos per dollar on TV and the internet. I opened an account to send a small amount. according to their website, they state this : " The Promotion will entitle eligible customers to : make - ( - ) transfer of up to $990.00 to - at the foreign exchange rate ( the " Special F- Rate '' ) published on Remitly 's Special F- branded landing page or mobile application that linked to these Terms and Conditions, as that rate was published at the time that you submitted the transaction. Special F- Rate Conditions. The Special - - will be applie...

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Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc. Prepaid card fraud or scam

December 4, 2016 - I purchased to 'Simon 5 % back ' Giftcards, with a balance of - on each card. The card has a promotion that if it is used at certain merchants, 5 % of the purchase will be refunded to the card. I made a large purchase at - for approximately -, using my - cards. - is one of the merchants included in the promo. So 5 % was refunded to both cards. I subsequently returned the merchandise to - and they credited the funds back to the cards. At this point Blackhawk Network ( BHN ) blocked my cards. It is very difficult to deal with them. It took a week for them to even do anything. T...

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Empowerment Ventures, LLC Prepaid card fraud or scam

December 3, 2016 - I have been a customer of Rushcard since -/-/-. On -/-/- i received a refund over $2400.00 to my rushcard from my Home Mortgage Insurance company. Rushcard immediately froze my account and labeled this matter as fraud. They would not even allow me to access funds i already had in the account before the refund was deposited into my account. i sent in proof of my identity and the insurance company sent in proof of this transaction showing it is legeit. Rushcard will not allow me still to access the funds that were previous in my account. i have - kids to feed and i have no money b...

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First Data Corporation Prepaid card fraud or scam

December 1, 2016 - - sent a money network card with $1000.00 on the card. On Saturday - -, 2016 I received mail from Money Network stating to send in SS number and Id. I fax the information required and the hold still has not been released. - also fax over document. The company is holding customer funds. and taking personal information from united state consumer. The hold was place on my account on - -, 2016....

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First National Bank of Pennsylvania Money transfers fraud or scam

November 30, 2016 - I became friends with a gentlemen I met on -, who explained he was a - over in - -. After we had talked for a couple of weeks he asked if I would help bring him home early for the holiday ( - ). I asked why his family was n't helping him, and he said that his father had died in service and his mother recently in a car accident. I felt really bad, so I asked what I could do to help. I told me that he needed to transfer $3000.00 into my bank account so that I could then send it to his agent in Texas. She would then send him his ticket home. I know nothing about the military, but...

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The Western Union Company Money transfers fraud or scam

November 28, 2016 - I purchased - from - and followed the email instructions - sent me after they received my order, as to their method of payment. I 've copied and pasted their instructions below. After I wired the money, via Western Union, I sent them an email with the requested - # that Western Union gave me. On - -, - - picked up the money wire and I have n't heard from them since. No confirmation of the wire pick-up, no nothing. I 've emailed them 5 times, to no avail ... .no further contact from them. Below that email, I 've copied and pasted the confirmation email from Western Union...

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