Published: December 4, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice have reached a settlement agreement with Western Union to pay $586 Million dollars to victims of scams that used Western Union to wire money. Many of these scams involved people posing as family members in need of money or requesting money to claim a prize.
In order to file a claim you must file a Remission Form along with any supporting documentation by February 12, 2018.
See information provided at the following links with the FTC and DOJ to file a claim.