Western Union Agrees to Pay $586m Refunds to Scammed Consumers
As part of a settlement of charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice, Western Union agreed to pay $586 million to customers, who were told by scammers to use its money transfer system between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017. Regulators accused Western Union of looking the other way instead of reporting and detecting crimes and fraud. Andersen Sleater Sianni represents consumers, who have been defrauded. Click here to read more about Western Union claims process for a refund.