How to file a claim for Western Union scam

If you were scammed into sending a money transfer via Western Union between 2004 and 2017, you have more time to file a claim.

Back in 2017, Western Union agreed to pay $586 million as part of a settlement with the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.

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The company admitted it did not do enough to stop criminals from using its services for money laundering and fraud.

Nearly 150,000 victims have already been paid for their losses.

If you’re a victim, but never filed a claim, the deadline has been extended to Aug. 31.

You can find a link to more information here: https://www.westernunionremissionphase2.com/

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