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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

U.S. Postal Inspection Service Delivers $14 Million To Victims Of Mass Marketing Scam

     The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that today the U.S. Postal Inspection Service is delivering over 3400 checks to victims of marketing schemes by MoneyGram agents and others.

     The distribution payments were made from a $100 million fund paid by MoneyGram as part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania in 2012.  The settlement was approved by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner.

     The U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s announcement, with additional information about the fund, can be found at postalinspectors.uspis.gov.

Updated April 9, 2015