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Western Union Will Pay $586 Million For Aiding Criminals Using Its Service

Western Union Co , the world’s biggest money-transfer company, agreed to pay $586 million and admitted to turning a blind eye as criminals used its service for money laundering and fraud, U.S. 352 more words


Western Union Will Pay $585 Million For Not Doing Enough To Stop Wire Fraud

Whether it’s the “distant relative stranded in a foreign country” scam or the “you’ve won the lottery but you have to pay us scam” or any other variation on this remotely operated ruse, wire transfer services like Western Union are often the conduit for getting that money from the victim to the scammer. 793 more words

Government Policy

Colorado-Based Western Union To Pay $586 Million For Fraud Victims

NEW YORK (AP) — Western Union has agreed to pay $586 million to the U.S. government to pay back victims of fraud that the money transfer company failed to protect. 230 more words


FTC: Western Union knew its agents were committing fraud, agrees to return $586 million to fraud victims

Western Union has known for years that scammers were using its system to commit significant fraud. Even when faced with clear evidence that many of its agents were committing fraud, Western Union kept taking people’s money, probably billions in fraud-related transfers, sent since January 2004, the Federal Trade Commission said Thursday. 655 more words


Western Union To Pay $586M To Feds For Failing To Stop Fraud

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WASHINGTON (CBSMiami) – Western Union has agreed to pay $586 million to the federal government after admitting to criminal violations including willfully failing to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program and aiding and abetting wire fraud. 343 more words


Stupidity Can Come Even From The Experienced

Experienced = ME.

So.  Ever heard of mystery shoppers?  Reputable companies hire people to shop and review.

I remember somewhere that I’d checked a box that said I’d like to be contacted about a mystery shopper job.  933 more words

General Opinion

No More Boden, Honey

During recent months, I have been noticing that there seemed to be quite a few young ladies from the East Perry County area, especially around Wittenberg, who married young men who came to town to work on the railroad.  500 more words