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 Post subject: Western Union making changes in Money Transfers
PostPosted: Sun May 10, 2009 6:50 pm 
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I sent a message to Western Union customer service online to ask if it was true about them not making transfers to Nigeria. That was two weeks ago and I still have not heard. I went to a store today that has a WU outlet. I asked one of the employees if they knew about scammers and if they let people know they maybe in contact with a scammer. The great news is yes. They have a list of countries and if someone wants to send money to someone on that list they will question them as to how they know the person. I was told about a customer of their's that they are refusing to send anyone money for her because they think she is being scammed. The country was Jamaica. Nigeria and Canada are also on the list. So it looks like WU is at least trying to make a difference. I think I will make a list of resources so they can give the information out to customers who they think maybe in contact with a scammer. Any suggestions as what to put on the list is welcomed.

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 Post subject: Re: Western Union making changes in Money Transfers
PostPosted: Mon May 11, 2009 10:18 am 
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Do you know if there was a press release about this?

Janez wrote:
I think I will make a list of resources so they can give the information out to customers who they think maybe in contact with a scammer. Any suggestions as what to put on the list is welcomed.


Bottom line . . . if you are sent a cashier's check, money order or travler's check by anyone in the mail (overnight delivery) and they ask you to wire ANY portion of that money to anyone for any reason . . . it is a scam.

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