The settlement also apparently called for Western Union to pay $586 million to a fund administered by the U.S. Department of Justice to provide refunds to consumers, as well as paying an amount to the states to cover the costs associated with the investigations that led to the settlements.
The Federal Trade Commission is alerting consumers who lost money to scammers who told them to pay via Western Union's money transfer system between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017 that they can now file a claim to get their money back.
Nebraskans who were scammed into sending bogus payments using Western Union's wire transfer service could get reimbursed for some of their losses.
More than 30,000 New Yorkers were affected by such transfer scams, losing a total $35 million, according to a news release.
Consumers are asked to file their claim by going to FTC.gov/WU before February 12, 2018. That would be people who have reported one of these scams to the Attorney General's office. Victims were then directed to send money through Western Union to purportedly help their relative or claim their prize.
Tax scams: The caller may pose as an official from a government agency, such as the Internal Revenue Service, often using an official-looking phone number.
Telemarketing scams: Solicitations such as advance fee loans, work-at-home opportunities, magazine sales, credit card offers, business opportunities or travel deals.
Hopefully YouTube are working away on this now, and we'll see an update in the coming days which will put an end to this problem. Reportedly, the iOS YouTube app is consuming excessive battery power, even when it's closed and running in the background.
Bellinger led all NL rookies in runs scored (87), doubles (26), slugging percentage (.581), OPS (.933), and rWAR (4.2). He's also a finalist for AL MVP, though Astros second baseman Jose Altuve appears the frontrunner for it.
The company was created in recent years to promote "inclusion, tolerance and diversity through exposure" to Muslim fashion. That's just another reason that she is a flawless choice for the Shero Barbie honor.
The third woman, who wants to remain anonymous, said Berganza forcibly kissed her at a comics convention in March 2012. On Friday, BuzzFeed reported that two women said Berganza had engaged in such behavior more than a decade ago.
Michael Morbius , a scientist who suffered from a rare blood disease and attempted to cure himself to disastrous results. As such, they've chose to make some spin-off movies using these characters that won't include Spider-Man in them.
Schumer and Hanisch met on a dating app in November 2015 and went public with their relationship the following January. Schumer's new beau, meanwhile, is a 37-year-old chef and cookbook author born and raised in Martha's Vineyard.
Do you have to say "broadcast"? Rather than yelling or texting them, you can broadcast your voice through Google Home. Google has customized certain activities like waking up, dinner, and bedtime with a "playful message" and sound.
Oil prices also are up to around $55-$60 a barrel. "We were in the stratosphere, so to speak, in terms of wholesale prices". GasBuddy .com said some locations in Omaha were selling regular unleaded Monday for as low as $2.34 and $2.37 per gallon.
The original REVVL relied on a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, but boasted the same RAM+storage configuration. The REVVL Plus features a special edition black color scheme with magenta color accents for good measure.
Former Clemson DB to sign with Seahawks
Maxwell fell out of favor with the Dolphins after losing his starting job earlier this season. Things did not go well in Philly and Maxwell was traded to the Dolphins previous year .
New health guidelines say you might have high blood pressure
The new standard means that almost half (46 percent) of the U.S. population will be defined as having high blood pressure. Damage to the inside of arteries and other blood vessels can grow over time, and rates of hypertension increase with age.
Shark hits surfer on NSW Central Coast
Whale sharks are the largest fish in the ocean. "All I know is that it was big and scary". Avoca Beach and North Avoca have been closed for 24 hours following the ordeal.
Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths Falling In Massachusetts
Opioid-related overdose deaths declined during the first nine months of 2017, compared to same portion of the previous year. Each pill contains the face of someone who has died because of an opioid overdose, according to the report.