Consumers: For more information, visit the FTC website or call the administrator at (844) 319-2124. TOPEKA – (April 5, 2018) – The Kansas Attorney General’s Office is mailing notices to nearly 25,000 Kansans who may be eligible for a refund of money they sent by wire transfer to scammers, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. In 2017, law enforcement officials entered into a settlement with Western Union, which was accused of knowingly allowing its wire-transfer services to be used by scammers to defraud people. As part of the settlement, Western Union set aside $586 million to pay claims from people who lost money to scammers and transmitted the lost funds by Western Union wire transfer. However, to receive...
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Kansas AG sending notices to 25,000 Kansans to reach some who might be eligible for refunds