What customers are saying...
- “It was easy to trace the movement of funds when making a payment from Africa!”
- Mbane from Malawi
It’s important to be mindful that cyber criminals from around the world are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their attempts to steal personal information from unsuspecting customers. One way criminals may try to trick you into revealing personal account information is through phishing scams, where they impersonate Flywire or the institution you are paying in order to intercept funds. Scammers may send you fake payment instructions via email, text, or social media. You may even be directed to a spoof website that imitates Flywire’s and is designed to trick you into sending the scammers your payment.
Phishing and spoofing attempts can be sophisticated, but they can also be easily detected. Here’s what to look for:
If you receive an email that convinces you to connect to a suspicious site, exit immediately if you notice the following:
For more information on phishing and spoofing and other Internet scams, please visit the LooksTooGoodToBeTrue.com, a joint law enforcement and industry task force security site.
If you think you have received a fraudulent email or are uncertain if an email you received is from Flywire, contact us immediately at [email protected].