TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: States get Western Union to Help With Money Sleazoids

States get Western Union to Help With Money Sleazoids

Danny Burstein (
Mon, 14 Nov 2005 16:51:33 -0500

" (NYS) Attorney General Eliot Spitzer today announced that Western
Union Financial Services has entered into an agreement with New York
and 46 other states to address the prevalent use of the company's wire
transfer services by fraudulent telemarketers.

" Under the agreement, Western Union will include very prominent
consumer warnings on the forms used to wire money. These disclosures
are aimed at warning consumers of the dangers of fraud-induced wire

( Spitzer's press release at: )

danny " wondering which three states held out " burstein

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