Protect your finances Ignore any request to send money, especially overseas or by wire transfer, and report it to us immediately – even if the person claims to be in an emergency.
Wiring money is like sending cash: the sender has no protections against loss and it's nearly impossible to reverse the transaction or trace the money.
Any such communication should be reported immediately. Federal Trade Commission's advice to avoid online romance scams is available here: Be cautious and use common sense.
If you share your computer with others, disable the auto sign-in feature to your account and clear all saved passwords.
Note: will never send you an email asking for your username and password information.