How do you verify a bank wire is legit?
I am going to be getting some wire transfers in the next few days and want to know what steps I need to do to ensure these are legit wires and not from a hacked bank acct. These will possibly coming from the UK or Nigeria. I am wanting to be very very cautious. I want to stall the withdrawl until I know for sure there is no fraudulent activity associated with it. I am wondering how long I would have to stall before things would check out for sure. Any help would greatly be appreciated.
Asked By: lovecross - 7/25/2012
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100% scam... More
Answered By: Buffy Staffordshire - 7/29/2012
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if you do not know and trust the person sending you the bank wire DO NOT accept it for any reason and you NEVER give your bank details to anyone you don't know. In all probability there will be NO bank transfer - there is a scammer who wants your bank info so their associate can make a fake ID in your name but their... More
Answered By: Kittysue - 7/26/2012
anything connected to Nigeria is pretty much guaranteed to be a scam. It could take weeks/months for such a transfer to get rolled back becaus eof fraud. You _never_ know for sure whether it is "legit" and cannot/will not be rolled back.
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