The Western Union Company

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Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. The Western Union Company, also doing business as Western Union Financial Services, Inc., and through other subsidiaries and affiliates, Defendant.
FTC Matter/File Number:

122 3208

Civil Action Number:

1:17-cv-00110-CCC

Enforcement Type:

Federal Injunctions

Federal Court:
Middle District of Pennsylvania

Case Summary

Approximately $147 million is being mailed to 33,000 consumers in the second distribution of refunds resulting from the law enforcement actions brought against Western Union by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Affected consumers are receiving compensation for 100 percent of their verified losses. This is the second refund distribution resulting from the agencies’ actions against Western Union. DOJ is still reviewing petitions from consumers who were harmed by Western Union’s practices, and will be providing opportunities for consumers who have not yet applied for refunds to file claims.