Victims of Fraud Deadline for Filing Claims from Western Union Fund

Victims of fraud deadline for filing claims from Western Union fund

Lincoln -- Attorney General Doug Peterson reminds Nebraskans who wired money to scam artists via Western Union from January 1, 2004 through January 19, 2017 that the deadline to claim a refund for that money is approaching. Completed claim forms must be mailed back to the settlement administrator by May 31, 2018.

Attorney General Peterson and 50 Other Attorneys General Reach Settlement with BIPI

Attorney General Doug Peterson and 50 Other State Attorneys General Reach a $13.5 Million Consumer Settlement with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Concerning Its Off-Label Promotion of Four Prescription Drugs

The Attorneys General have reached a $13.5 million settlement with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) regarding the alleged off-label marketing and misleading promotion of four of its prescription drugs: Micardis®, Aggrenox®, Atrovent®, and Combivent®.

AGO Provides Information Regarding Western Union Fund for Victims of Fraud

Nebraskans who were deceived into sending payments to scammers using Western Union's wire transfer service may now apply for compensation from a $586 million dollar fund administered by the U.S. Department of Justice's Victim Asset Recovery Program.  This fund is related to a multi-state settlement with Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson and 49 other states, the District of Columbia, and Western Union that was first announced in January 2017. Nebraskans may be eligible to receive compensation if they were a victim of a fraud-induced transfer using Western Union between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017.

Attorney General Peterson to Host Mobile Office in Columbus


Lincoln—On Monday, October 30, 2017, Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson will be hosting Mobile Office hours with several members of his staff inside the Columbus Community Center (3111 19th St.) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Attorney General will visit the center from 11 a.m. to 11:40 a.m.  Afterward, he will be spending the day with area officials and law enforcement as well as a local civic group.