Western Union Petition for Remission:
Individuals will begin receiving petition notices for victims of the case involving the Western Union Remission Website. This was a federal case and so far over 500,000 identified individuals who been sent notices regarding the case. Filing a petition is necessary to continue with the remission process. Petitions can be completed by filling out the enclosed paperwork and mailing in your form or the form can conveniently be completed online through the main Western Union Petition for Remission Website. Make sure you retain the information you received because this will be needed in order to complete the petition process online.
What Is Needed To Complete a Petition Form Online?
- To complete a petition online you will need to provide the PIN number and the Claim Number found on the letter you received in the mail
- Once you provide the above information you can log in to access your claim form where you can complete the needed information for submission
- If you are applying without a PIN and Claim Number you will need to follow the corresponding link and fill out the form details for submission and review
- Internet access and a compatible browser will be required if you intend to complete a claim online – mail in option is also available
This case is centered around victims of fraud who sent payments through Western Union under false pretenses (these individuals were victims of scams and Western Union was the medium by which the money was transferred). Any refunds permitted under the case will likely be some percentage of what was lost and if prior payments were made this portion of the loss will not be considered.
Here Are Some Additional Details One May Need to Know About The Western Union Petition for Remission:
- Wire transfer fraud victims between the dates of January 1st, 2004 through January 19th, 2017 are included in this case
- February 12th, 2018 is the deadline to file your petition electronically or by mail
- To file by mail your form must be sent to United States v. The Western Union Company, P.O. Box 404027, Louisville, KY 40233-4027