Dublin, London, California... and a five-month journey to get £172 back from Western Union: TONY HETHERINGTON investigates
Ms R.D. writes: I am sending you a copy of a letter from Western Union, informing me that I am owed unclaimed funds. I have replied several times and provided proof of my identity and address as requested. But I have heard nothing more. I hope you can help.
The letter you received came from Western Union’s office in Dublin. It said you had used the company to send money to someone who had then failed to collect the cash, so you were entitled to a full refund.
All you had to do was prove your identity and quote the tracking number that was issued when you made the transfer.
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