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Old 11-22-2017, 10:31 PM   #1
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Western Union admitted to aiding and abetting wire fraud?

I missed this news!
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In January 2017, Englewood, Colo.-based Western Union settled a case with the FTC and the Department of Justice wherein it admitted to multiple criminal violations, including willfully failing to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program and aiding and abetting wire fraud. As part of the settlement, the global money transfer business agreed to forfeit $586 million.

Last week, the FTC announced that individuals who lost money to scammers who told them to pay via Western Union’s money transfer system between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017 can now file a claim to get their money back by going to FTC.gov/WU before February 12, 2018.
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/11/...western-union/
I guess some folks can get some of their money back.
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They would probably have to go through Mr. Mugabe at the Western Union office in Lagos .
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Old 11-23-2017, 07:38 AM   #3
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