Zelle® is a fast, safe and easy way to send money to friends and family. It’s similar to cash. So you want to make sure you use it to pay only people you know and trust, like your roommate, your dad or your dog sitter. Not people you don't know, like that stranger selling suspiciously cheap concert tickets on the Internet. Look for Zelle in your banking app, and pay it safe out there.

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How to Pay it Safe with Zelle

Only Send Money to Those You Trust

With Zelle, you can send money from your account to someone else’s within minutes1. It’s a great way to pay friends, family, your coworkers and almost anyone else you trust, but it shouldn’t be used to pay strangers.

Beware of Payment Scams

If a deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Zelle doesn’t offer a protection program for authorized payments, so only use Zelle to pay people you know and trust.

Treat Zelle® Like Cash

Money moves fast - directly into the enrolled recipient’s bank account. Always double check you have the recipient’s correct U.S. mobile number or email address, so the money goes to the right person.