24 April 2022 14:40

Years ago I got cheated out of $850.00 on a western union money transfer. But the lady is still doing this scam on Facebook. I’ll never get my money back.What can I do about this

How do I get my money back if I was scammed?

Contact your bank immediately to let them know what’s happened and ask if you can get a refund. Most banks should reimburse you if you’ve transferred money to someone because of a scam.

How do I get my money back from Western Union?

If you want to cancel your transaction and get your money back, you need to call Western Union customer care at 1-800-325-6000, and they will help you with requesting your refund.

What can I do if I get scammed?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the main agency that collects scam reports. Report the scam to the FTC online, or by phone at 1-877-382-4357 (9:00 AM – 8:00 PM, ET). The FTC accepts complaints about most scams, including these popular ones: Phone calls.

Do banks refund Unauthorised transactions?

Once you dispute an unauthorized transaction, the bank has 10 days to investigate. If the transaction involved a merchant, it’s also a good idea to contact the merchant and dispute the purchase. The merchant may refund your purchase if the bank doesn’t.

How long does it take to get a refund from Western Union?

A non-refundable processing fee of 30 USD will be automatically deducted from your refund amount. It will take us about 6-8 weeks to process your request and refund you.

Can you dispute Western Union?

We want to help—and the only way we can is if you contact us. It’s easy–our toll free number in the U.S. is 1-800-448-1492. If the transfer has not been paid, then we can stop the transaction and refund your money. 1-800-448-1492 or by using our online fraud claim form to file a fraud report.

Can Western Union be reversed?

If you need to cancel or make changes to a funds transfer transaction after it has already been sent, call the Western Union Customer Service Desk at 1-800-325-6000, (Espanol at 1-800-325-4045). Please be aware that you may not be able to cancel or make changes to a transaction if the funds have already been paid.

What happens to unclaimed Western Union money?

The money will be returned to you automatically—If you used your bank account to make the transfer. WU will contact you to ask about the best way to return your money—In case you paid in cash.

Why is my Western Union transfer incomplete?

Occasionally, money transfers may be declined. This is due to a variety of reasons, such as WU being unable to confirm your identity. WU is required to comply with regulatory standards and internal policies. If these are not met, your money transfer may be declined.

How long will Western Union hold money without withdrawal?

Money transfers are available for 90 days. If the receiver is unable to pick up the money transfer and it has been 90 days, contact Customer Care for the money transfer to be renewed and made available for payout.

How many days does Western Union expire?

Information. No, money orders do not have an expiration date. However, depending on the state of purchase, if you do not use or cash the money order within 1-3 years of the purchase date, a non-refundable service charge will be deducted from the principal amount according to the terms conditions of the money order.

How long does money stays in Western Union?

REFUND. Western Union will refund the principal amount of a money transfer (at the applicable exchange rate described herein in effect at the time the refund is made) upon the written request of the sender if payment to the receiver is not made or credited within 45 days.

How long can Western Union hold your money?

Western Union will hold your money in that location for a time, usually around 45 days. That means you typically have at least a month to arrange the collection after the money has been sent. After that, the money will be returned to the sender.

Why is Western Union holding my money?

There are a few reasons why a money transfer might be on hold. If its been less than 30-40 minutes since you completed it, it may not be fully processed yet. Please wait a few more minutes and then check the status again. Sometimes we need to confirm the sender’s identity before we can process a money transfer.

Why is my money transfer on hold?

If your transfer has been placed on hold, it usually means we need more information from you to deliver money to your recipient. Reasons for this might include: Identity verification: We may need more information to verify your identity, so we can keep your account safe and prevent fraud.

How do I know if Western Union blocked?

If Your Western Union Name is Blocked

You are likely to have your name unblocked if you were sending money and not receiving it.

What is red flag in Western Union?

Red flags: when a client adds a new beneficiary

The new beneficiary company is not registered as a business. The invoice provided is full of errors and formatting problems. There is little or no open source footprint of the business.

How long does it take Western Union to unblock someone?

7 days. Western Union will flag this as a romance scam, even if it’s legit. They have nothing to lose anyway, but they’ll block you from sending your money. They’ll take the money though, then hold on to it for at least 7 days before they return it to you if you keep asking them to unblock you for 7 solid days.