MoneyGram reduces fees to zero after Hurricane Sandy


MoneyGram reduces fees to zero for its online service to Caribbean countries affected by Hurricane Sandy

MoneyGram (NYSE: MGI), a leading global money transfer company announced today that it is temporarily waiving send fees for its online transfers from the UK to several Caribbean countries.

This initiative was taken to support customers sending money from the UK to families and friends that were severely affected by Hurricane Sandy, starting from today, the 3rd of November until the 16th of November 2012.

During this period, customers sending money to any of the following countries – Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, or Puerto Rico – via MoneyGram’s online platform located at, will not pay a send fee to send money to families and friends that are recuperating from the effect of the hurricane.

Customers can pick up remittances from MoneyGram’s agent partners as usual, including LASCO Remittance Services, Alliance Remittance Services, NCB Remittance Service, Jamaica National, Jamaica Post Office, Unibank, BUH, S A-Rapid Transfer, Fonkoze, Grace Trading, Banque de I’Union Haitienne, S.A, Bank of the Bahamas Ltd, Omni Money Transfer Head office, Raben Investment Ltd, BanReservas, Banco Popular Dominicano, Banco del Progreso, BHD and anywhere you see the MoneyGram signs.

MoneyGram, a leading money transfer company, enables consumers who are not fully served by traditional financial institutions to meet their financial needs. MoneyGram offers bill payment services in the United States and Canada and money transfer services worldwide through a global network of more than 284,000 agent locations – including retailers, international post offices and financial institutions – in 196 countries and territories.

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