Western Union to pay $586 million to victims who sent money in scams

Western Union to pay $586 million to victims who sent money in scams


WIRE TRANSFER SCAMS ARE A BIG BUSINESS. PEOPLE IN NEW MEXICO BEING TARGETED EVERYDAY. NOW SOME PEOPLE WHO USED WESTERN UNION ARE GETTING SOME OF THEIR MONEY BACK. BUT NOW THAT COMPANY MUST ALSO HELP TRY TO STOP THE SCAMMERS. NEW 13’S SOYOUNG KIM IS HERE WITH THE STORY. SOYOUNG? KIM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS IT WAS A JOINT INVESTIGATION WITH 49 STATES. WESTERN UNION HAS AGREED TO PAY 586-MILLION DOLLARS TO PEOPLE WHO USED WESTERN UNION TO SEND MONEY AS PART OF A SCAM. ATTORNEY GENERAL HECTOR BALDERAS SAYS NEW MEXICO WILL BE GETTING A PIECE OF THAT PAYOUT. AND SAYS THIS SETTLEMENT HOLDS BUSINESSES… THAT DEAL WITH TRANSFERRING MONEY ACCOUNTABLE – WHEN PEOPLE ARE SCAMMED USING THEIR SERVICES. HE SAYS THEY HAVE AN OBLIGATION TO PROTECT CUSTOMERS AND THEIR INFORMATION. AND HOPES IT WILL FORCE THEM TO BE MORE VIGILANT ABOUT PROTECTING ITS CONSUMERS. 6:56-59 “This is a good historic move to good corporate stewardship.” 4:55 – 5:00 “There are still trusting grandmothers, there are too many trusting individuals who work hard for their money.” BALDERAS SAYS IT’S HARD TO ESTIMATE HOW MUCH MONEY NEW MEXICANS GET SCAMMED OUT OF EVERY YEAR. BUT HE SAYS NEW MEXICO HAS A HIGH POOR AND ELDERLY POPULATION — TWO OF THE MOST VULNERABLE GROUPS. 4:30 – 35 “Try to stay away from the internet or doing buisness over “It’s a big business, it’s an international market.” THE ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS THEY ARE STILL NEGOTIATING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO DECIDE HOW MUCH OF THAT SETTLEMENT THE STATE WILL GET. BACK TO YOU. OKAY SOYOUNG. AS PART OF THAT PAYOUT WESTERN UNION IS REQUIRED TO PUT NEW ANTI-FRAUD MEASURES IN PLACE. WHICH INCLUDES PROVIDING MORE TRAINING FOR EMPLOYEES TO RECOGNIZE SUSPICIOUS TRANSACTIONS.

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  15. It's a lot of scanners on instagram showing fake pictures of people holding money saying another satisfied customer after they scam people they block them so they can't warn others.

  16. Western Union its just to send money to family and friends not to do business or send money to a person that you dont know.

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  18. have some of you notice that the money scammers block people from commenting on their page is because they don't people that they scammed to tell.

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  21. I was talking with a scammer on Instagram for hours one day when I had nothing to do.
    Just kept him on the hook and wasted his time. This 1 was from Jamaica. Very convincing profile with videos. Eventually they blocked me lol

  22. It’s better to report immediately if u r a victim of scam ,so they cannot victimizing of others ,scammer shame on you .be fear the Lord as we are temporarily living in this world ..

  23. I suspect these western union ooo… All that amount??
    Where are you gonna see all those people from?? Some may be dead and you still say a whole lot 500million usd and counting….
    Pheew..I hit my head on d wall

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    Hope the have gap teeth so I know one when he smiles.
    Seems ladies scam the most these days…hehehe

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