Anyone who has been a victim of a scam that paid via Western Union between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017 may be eligible for compensation. The FTC has reached a settlement with Western Union. Western Union has set aside $586 million for victims of scams IF the victims sent money through Western Union.
Victims can file a claim with the FTC at www.FTC.gov/WU . Please advise any victim to file AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. The deadline for filing a claim with the FTC is February 12, 2018. For more information email Western Union at Westernunionremission.com or call 1-844-319-2124.
This information has been provided by:
Anne Roman, Director
Consumer Assistance Office – Metro West, Inc.
209 West Central Street
Natick, MA 01760