About Us: Scam Stopper

Educating Consumers about ScamsScam Stopper is a partnership between Better Business Bureau and Western Union created to educate consumers about scams and provide tips on how to protect yourself and your loved ones.

BBB Scam Stopper is here to help you stay informed and reduce your chances of falling victim to scammers. The more information you have, the better you can protect yourself. With this website, you can report fraud, stay updated on the latest scams, and learn how to detect con artists.

Western Union commits significant resources—funding, people and technology—to fight scams and help protect people from being victimized. The best defense is awareness and education—so you can spot the warning signs. For more information about how to help stop fraud, go to Western Union's Consumer Protection Center.

By working together, we can help prevent unsuspecting individuals from becoming victims of consumer fraud. Awareness and education are the best tools we have in the fight against scams.

Together, we can fight fraud.

Think you've been scammed? Report it.

Let us know about it. Go to BBB's Scam Report.

For scams involving Western Union, call Western Union's Fraud Hotline at (800) 448-1492

Forward suspicious emails relating to Western Union to spoof@westernunion.com

Stay informed

Subscribe to BBB Scam Alert to find out about new scams when we do.

Follow Western Union's alerts and updates on Facebook

Follow Western Union on @WUStopFraud