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Augusta woman scammed out of $300

...Mercedes, but she needed to wire him $300 through Western Union to "process" her winnings, according to a Richmond...her to place a hold on the money she had sent, but a Western Union representative told the victim someone had already received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-08/augusta-woman-scammed-
Phone scams claiming missed jury duty defraud individuals

...from a man impersonating a Richmond County sheriff's deputy, according to incident reports. They were told to send Western Union money orders for $1,495 from Bi-Lo stores to avoid arrest for failing to show up for jury duty, according to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-26/phone-scams-claiming-m
Your Money: Resolve to spend wisely in 2015

...not know or someone who contacts you with an "emergency" need. Many consumers using popular services offered by Western Union, MoneyGram and Green Dot MoneyPak discover, much too late, that they have been taken by scammers. Their chances...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-04/your-money-resolve-spend-w
Western Union Web site hacked

DENVER (AP) - Western Union on Sunday said hackers made electronic...maintenance and was unprotected. Western Union spokesman Peter Ziverts said no cases...possible fraudulence, he said. Western Union, a unit of Atlanta-based First...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/11/tec_295639.shtml
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Rants & Raves

...there. His name is Russell Spalding.KUDOS TO THE Western Union in Evans for not letting a 94-year-old woman send...advantage of from overseas. Thank you very much for Western Union doing their job and looking out for the elderly.AS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-08-13/rants-raves
Lost Purple Heart reunited with family after Aiken auction

...vintage shops. "Somehow, it just lost its way over time."It is unclear how Kempter's medal lost its way. A Western Union telegram included with the medal shows it was presented to his wife, Lou Kempter, on March 20, 1946, in Des Moines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-10/lost-purple-heart-reunited-f
Music by Turner: Class acts round out summer concerts

...soul singers of our generation, has a 4 p.m. show set for the Newberry Opera House. Only the Strong Survive, Hey Western Union Man and He Will Break your Heart are just three of the Butler's dozens of hits. (Sept. 22 in Newberry, S.C...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-08-20/music-turner-class-ac
Better Business Bureau warns consultants of scams

...available within 24hrs -48hrs to get my items ordered and help my Daughter wire $1,450 to her event planner by western union."In this instance, when the consultant did not immediately cash the check and wire the money back, the "purchaser" begins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-04/better-business-bureau-war
Beware of advance-fee loan scams

...out of money or catch on.Such Green Dot transactions are difficult to trace. Other phony loan companies have used Western Union or MoneyGram to obtain payments.The scammers use authentic-looking loan documents and elaborate Web sites, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-09/beware-advance-fee-loan-sc
Helen Arnold

...Arnold was born on March 1, 1934 in Augusta, Georgia, the daughter of Jewett and Helen Harris. Her father worked for Western Union, and her mother was Office Manager of the Augusta National Golf Club for over 20 years. Helen was raised as a member...

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