If you think you may have been the victim of wire fraud, here are some steps you must take. Time is of the essence – every second and minute counts. Contact banks, transaction parties, and law enforcement immediately upon discovery.
Immediately call your bank
- Ask them to issue a recall notice due to fraud for your wire
- Ask them to reach out to the receiving bank’s fraud department to:
- Notify them of the recall due to fraud
- Ask for a freeze on the account involved
Report the crime to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
Report the crime to Law Enforcement