Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Western Union
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol WU)
Headquartered in: 
Major Industry: 
financial services
Specific Industry: 
financial services
Penalty total since 2000: 
Number of records: 
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
anti-money-laundering deficiencies$586,000,0001
consumer protection violation$38,400,0001
workplace safety or health violation$11,0001
economic sanction violation$7,8111

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

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Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Western Union Company anti-money-laundering deficiencies 2017 DOJ_CRIMINAL $586,000,000
Paymap Inc. consumer protection violation 2015 CFPB $38,400,000
WESTERN UNION workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $11,000
Ruesch International, Inc. economic sanction violation 2004 OFAC $7,811
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