Don’t Fall Victim To Fraud
Never send money to someone you have not met in person, and confirm emergency situations are real before sending money.
Common Types of Fraud
Scams affect every part of life. These people try to trick you out of your personal information and your money. The most common types of fraud fall under these categories:
- Housing and Mortgage
- Mass Marketing
- Passport and Visa
- Postal Mail
Examples of specific scams include: emergency situations you haven’t confirmed; online purchases; claims of lottery or prize winnings; resolving immigration matters; or credit card or loan fees. There are many types of scams out there, so you must be careful when transmitting money.
If you transfer money, the person you’re sending it to gets the money quickly. After the money is paid, VendEngine, Inc. may not be able to give you a refund, even if you are the victim of fraud, except under limited circumstances.
If you believe you are the victim of fraud, call the VendEngine, Inc. Fraud Hotline at 855-VendEng/855-836-3364.
In Minnesota contact: Minnesota Office of the Attorney General, St. Paul, MN, website: http://www.ag.state.mn.us; Phone Number: 651-296-3353; Toll Free: 1-800-657-3787; TTY: 1-800-366-4812.