Western Union Fraud Scam Settlement
- Obtain more details in regards to the class action lawsuit entitled United States of America v. The Western Union Company, which is pending in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
- Deadline to file a claim is listed as 2/12/18
- The date for the settlement fairness hearing in regards to United States of America v. The Western Union Company has not been announced (please check back for this date if you wish to attend the hearing)
WesternUnionRemission.com is administered by Gilardi & Co. LLC. Class members in the case are defined as anyone who lost money to a scammer and paid using Western Union between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017. When making a claim in regards to class members will be asked to provide the Western Union Money Transfer Control Number in which the scam was initiated and their Social Security number.
The United States Department of Justice claims that Western Union failed to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program which lead to scams and wire fraud. Under the terms of the settlement agreement Western Union admits that it violated the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-fraud statutes by processing transactions for Western Union agents and other participants in an international consumer fraud scheme according.
Western Union Fraud Scam Settlement Notes
- It is estimated more than 500,000 petitions have already been sent out to possible class members who were identified as victims of the money transfer fraud with instructions on how to file a claim for a refund
- All payments will be made via remissions
- In order to get paid class members MUST submit a Petition for Remission
- Claims can be filed at FTC.gov /WU
- All approved remissions will be pending approval by the Treasury Offset Program
www.WesternUnionRemission.com Contact Info
- Mail: United States v. The Western Union Company, c/o Gilardi & Co. LLC, P.O. Box 404027, Louisville, KY 40233-4027
- Phone: 844-319-2124
- Email: info@WesternUnionRemission.com