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Still Waiting for Your Western Union Refund?
By: Oana Schneider

Still Waiting for Your Western Union Refund?

Your BBB® would like to remind everyone that the new deadline to get your money from the FTC settlement with Western Union is May 31, 2018. This means that if you sent money to a person who turned ...

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Answering Western Union Questions
By: Oana Schneider
FAQFYI

Answering Western Union Questions

Your BBB® has learned of questions about the details surrounding this payout, and we are here to help by providing some answers. Did you fall victim to a scammer between January 1, 2004 and Janu...

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Get Your Money Back from Western Union!
By: Andrew Erk
FYITips

Get Your Money Back from Western Union!

Over the past few years, it is no secret that scams have become more and more frequent. One of the most prominent ways for scammers to take advantage of consumers is to ask for money transfers. Som...

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Mystery Shopper Offers Still A Problem
Advanced Fee Loans and Wire Transfers
By: Tom

Advanced Fee Loans and Wire Transfers

This past week I handled a call from a consumer who was applying for loans online.  The consumer received a call from one such lender who said that she needed to go to...

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Fraudulent Lottery Offers Still A Problem For Seniors
BBB Partners with Western Union to Introduce BBB Scam Stopper
By: Tom

BBB Partners with Western Union to Introduce BBB Scam Stopper

Yesterday, the BBB and Western Union announced a new initiative in which both organizations have partnered to assist people avoid being defrauded.  According to the ne...

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Avoid Rental Property Scams