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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 it is illegal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-09/beware-advance-fee-loan-sc
William Rambo Sr.

...Conflict. He worked as an Electrical Engineer after graduating Georgia Technical Institute in the communication field for Western Union. He later worked in sales and designs of 2 way radio systems for RESCO which he later owned and renamed to RABO Industries...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168632374
Many predictions for the future missed the mark

...most consistent aspect of predicting technological breakthroughs is that we never seem to predict them.Did you know Western Union passed on buying the patent for the telephone in 1876. The reason? It was considered too technologically complicated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-20/many-predictions-future-misse
1 arrested, 1 sought in Augusta grocery store holdups

...Roberts had a conversation with the other suspect. Police said Rob erts handed the clerk a handwritten note on a Western Union form demanding money and saying he was armed.The two men then walked out with money but left the transfer request...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-04-19/1-arrested-1-sought-au
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
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
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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000166988717
Your Money: Don't get duped by the Grandparent Scam

...other family members before taking any further action.The BBB also advises that any request to wire money through Western Union or MoneyGram should be seen as a red flag and an immediate tip-off that the call may be part of a scam. Funds sent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2012-04-20/your-money-d
George Watkins

...until service time. Interment with military honors will follow in Westover Memorial Park. Mr. Watkins worked for Western Union as a bicycle courier in the 1930's. He then served his country proudly during World War II as a tank driver in Germany...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000159826830
Harry Prescott

...Church of Savannah. Mr. Prescott was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and worked as an electronic specialist for both Western Union and the Savannah River Site. He was a loving husband and father of three who enjoyed spending time with his family...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000161661502