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Western Union Refunds Scam Alert

Please be aware the of this most recent scam regarding Western Union refunds. Fortunately the FTC is alerting the public.  As a general reminder, NEVER give any personal information to anyone who has reached out to you via phone, email.

We’ve heard that people are getting official-looking emails about the Western Union settlement. The thing to know is that you cannot apply for a refund by email. The scam emails we’ve seen ask for information about your Western Union transaction, along with your name and address. These emails are scams. Don’t respond, don’t give any information.

The only way to apply for a refund from the FTC’s Western Union settlement is to follow these steps