Surely you have also heard those horror stories where someone got scammed through a money transfer and you think you would not like to be in the same situation. Therefore, it is important to keep in mind that scammers always resort to smart schemes to take your money.
At InterCambio Express, we recommend you sending money only to people you really know, such as family and friends. Always be aware when it comes to sending money .
Do not become the main character in this kind of scary stories…
SENDING MONEY FOR THE PAYMENT OF TAXES
A request for the payment of taxes on behalf of the government through a deposit to a personal account.
Stop and think about what is the notification method for the payment of taxes, keep in mind that you would never be asked to send a payment to a personal account
PAYMENTS TO RESOLVE AN INMIGRATION MATTER
Usually, these are calls demanding the immediate payment of large amounts of money in order to continue with your stay in the country.
Take into consideration that the processes to obtain a longer stay in the country are solved differently, not with just a single payment. Don’t give in to pressure.
SENDING MONEY TO HELP DURING THE PANDEMIC
Requests for financial support to cover medical expenses because of the recent pandemic from alleged relatives, friends or close ones.
Do your research with more acquaintances in common, just to confirm the request for support and make sure everything is in order before sending money.
PAYMENT FOR A NEW JOB OPPORTUNITY
In most cases, job offers promise a very attractive salary, but it is conditioned on an initial payment.
Be careful with the offers you see on the internet. Avoid losing your money, remember that once the money transfer is paid, it is unlikely to recover the funds.
TRICKERY WITH THE FIST PAYMENT FOR A PROPERTY
Advertisements on the internet offer you the place of your dreams and a great ease of procedures for its acquisition and they even ask you for deposits addressed to other countries.
In order to acquire any property you need a huge investment, make sure you take care of your money by doing you research until you have enough information to make safe transactions.
PAYING FOR A FAMILY MEMBER DETAINED AT CUSTOMS
Someone pretends to be a nephew of the family, who tells you that he is detained at customs and he asks you tosendhimmoney.
Keep calm and hang up the phone. Verify that your family member is well and avoid sending money under pressure from the person requesting it.
Scammers use new trends to take your money. Use your personal information with caution.
Remember that money transfers can be collected in less than an hour.
If you think you were a fraud victim and you sent money through InterCambio Express, REPORT IT!