When it comes to receiving money from abroad, there is no better way than FirstBank’s Western Union money transfer services…
That sounds like a good recommendation for Western Union, and I will agree that Western Union does provide a good service in some areas…
But… when it was the First Bank of Nigeria that gave that above recommendation, I could not help but give a little smile ..
- Western Union Consumer Protection page
- E-Bay High Alert – The Western Union Scam
- E-Bay – Avoid Paying by Western Union or Money Gram
- Scam Alert at expatriates
- Scam Alert at Craigslist
Why is Western Union used by scammers for the transfer of money?
The receiver has to provide identification when receiving money via any financial institution, and that includes at Western Union outlets.
However when it comes to Western Union, the scammers commonly use fake identification so that they cannot be traced.
It seems that Western Union may not be as strict with ID confirmation as the major banks.
Where is Nigeria ?
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