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Money gram or western union what's cheaper?

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Money gram or western union what's cheaper?

Postby dohate » Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:14 pm

I'm trying to send money out but I'm sending it here in the same state I live six hours from barstow ca ,I'm in Sacramento ca and I wonder what's a cheaper way to send money I was planning on doing a money gram from walmart but i don't know how much it will cost and I was also planning on sending it through western union please help me with this situation
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Money gram or western union what's cheaper?

Postby karcsi » Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:22 pm

All anyone needs to send money is:
1) A first and last name to use on the form as the sender's name
2) A first and last name to use on the form as the receiver's name
3) Money

All anyone needs to pick up the cash is:
1) The first and last name used on the form as the sender's name
2) The first and last name used on the form as the receiver's name
3) The eight or ten digit money transfer control number (MTCN#)
4) The test question and answer

And, all too frequently, only one or 2 of above listed requirements are actually needed to pick up the cash and disappear.

That is it, no ID required.

If you are:

1) sending money as part of a work-at-home job
2) buying from craigslist/kijiji/forum/website
3) buying a pet or car/truck/trailer/motorhome/caravan
4) helping an online boy/girlfriend or refugee
5) paying taxes/fees on a loan/lottery/draw/government grant
6) paying visa/bank/airline/travel fees
7) paying deposit/rent for an apartment/house
8) paying banker/barrister/lawyer/court fees
9) paying a transportation/courier/shipping company
10) receiving/forwarding money onto someone or some company

Then you are being scammed.

Just keep in mind that Western Union and moneygram are unsafe and unsecure ways to send money.

Western Union and moneygram do not verify anything on the form the sender fills out, not the name, not the street address, not the country, not even the gender of the receiver, it all means absolutely nothing. The clerk will not bother to check ID and will simply hand off the cash to whomever walks in the door with the MTCN# and question/answer. Neither company will tell the sender who picked up the cash, at what store location or even in what country the money walked out the door. Neither company has any kind of refund policy, money sent is money gone forever.

If you google "Western Union scam", "fraud moneygram scammer" or something similar you will find hundreds of posts from victims and near-victims who lost money via Western Union and moneygram.
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Money gram or western union what's cheaper?

Postby nic56 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:33 pm

Yes you can send it through money gram its cheaper.
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Money gram or western union what's cheaper?

Postby daveed92 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:48 pm

Just call and ask what the fees are.
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