Western Union News

Western Union is an American company that specializes on provision services at intermediation of international money transfers. The company was founded in 1851 and currently is headquartered in Greenwood Village, CO. Western Union provides transfer services in 200 countries around the world with the help of Western Union’s international official representatives. In the end of 2017, the company announced that it will ban all transactions somehow related to cryptocurrency. However, in 2018, Western Union cooperated with altcoin network Ripple in order to test and implement its technologies to improve the money transferring process, which can lead to faster transactions and a reduction in Western Union fees.

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Two men plead guilty for illicitly selling steroids and controlled substances and laundering millions of dollars in crypto.
US: Two Men Plead Guilty to Selling Drugs for Crypto and Laundering $2.8 Million
Adrian Zmudzinski
2019-04-24T13:19:00+01:00
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Payments giant Western Union will integrate the Coins.ph blockchain-based platform, enabling Filipinos to conduct cross-border money transfers.
Western Union Partners With E-Wallet Coins.ph for Cross-Border Remittances
Ana Alexandre
2019-04-08T21:41:00+01:00
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A new strain of Trojan malware for Android phones is targeting global users of top crypto apps such as Coinbase, BitPay and Bitcoin Wallet.
Android Malware Targets Users of 32 Crypto Apps, Including Coinbase, BitPay
Marie Huillet
2019-03-29T10:31:00+00:00
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Financial services provider Western Union is partnering with Stellar collaborator Thunes to enable WU clients to transfer funds directly to mobile wallets globa...
Western Union Partners With Stellar Collaborator Thunes for Mobile Wallet Transfers
Marie Huillet
2019-03-22T14:01:00+00:00
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Western Union claims company is technologically “ready to adopt any kind of currency,” including crypto.
Western Union Considers Crypto, Partners with Ripple to Test Blockchain Payments
Ana Berman
2018-12-20T14:37:00+00:00
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Cryptocurrencies have challenges in becoming a major force in the world’s economy, but looking at history, almost every advancement has had similar issues.
Think Crypto’s Challenges Are Unique? It’s Just History Repeating Itself
Connor Blenkinsop
2018-10-09T16:27:00+01:00
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The world’s largest money transfer company Western Union will not add a cryptocurrency transfer solution to its services soon, claiming there is not sufficient ...
Western Union Will Not Add Crypto Transfer Support in Near Future, Says CEO
Ana Alexandre
2018-06-14T04:32:00+01:00
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The 61-bank Japanese Bank Consortium has partnered with Ripple to release an instant domestic money transferring app this fall.
Consortium Of 61 Japanese Banks To Release Instant Mobile Payment App Powered By Ripple
Molly Jane Zuckerman
2018-03-07T15:35:00+00:00
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