Money Transfers

Pangea Money Transfer Appoints Shafiq Shariff as VP of Product

Pangea Money Transfer, a mobile-centric remittance platform for sending money from the U.S. Read more »

New Western Union Report on Foreign Exchange and international Payments Reveals the impact of the EU Referendum on UK Businesses

UK importers lost an average 12% in profits since the EU Referendum as a result of Sterling depreciation, according to new research* from Western Union as the countdown begins on a year to Britain’s exit from the EU on 29 March 2019.  The figures are part of the global payments specialist’s new FX Barometer, a special quarterly analysis of FX trends andinsights to help businesses and their advisors derive more value from their international... more Read more »

Pangea Money Transfer Announces Major Fee Reduction for U.S.-to-India Remittances

Pangea Money Transfer, a mobile-centric remittance platform for sending money from the U.S. Read more »

Wing Partners with WorldRemit to Offer Instant Money Transfers to Cambodia

Leading digital money transfer service, WorldRemit, and Cambodia’s largest mobile banking services provider, Wing Cambodia Limited Specialised Bank, have launched instant money transfers to Cambodia. The new service enables the Cambodians living and working in over 50 countries - including the United States, France, Australia and Canada - to send money to Wing’s more than one million mobile banking accounts. Wing account holders are then able to... more Read more »

Western Union fined $60 million for violating AML laws

Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo today announced that Western Union has agreed to pay a $60 million fine as part of a consent order with the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) for violations of New York Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and anti-money laundering laws (AML). Read more »

Sainsbury’s Bank launches new online international money transfer platform

New research from Sainsbury’s Bank reveals that almost eight million UK adults have sent an average of £5,236 abroad in the last two years.  The findings are to support the Bank’s launch of a new online international money transfer service enabling customers to transfer larger amounts of money abroad. Read more »

MoneyGram To Use Interac e-Transfer Bulk Disbursement

Interac Association/Acxsys Corporation (Interac) announced today that MoneyGram International, Inc. has begun using Interac e-Transfer Bulk Disbursement, an extension of the Interac e-Transfer service, as a new way for Canadians to receive payments sent through MoneyGram's payment service.  Interac e-Transfer Bulk Disbursement allows MoneyGram to deliver money to its Canadian recipients in real time, with instant pickup and real-time funds... more Read more »

Telenor’s Valyou Receives UNCDF Support for Financial Inclusion in Myanmar

Valyou, a service from Telenor Group, will provide low-cost international remittance services to Myanmar in its effort to promote greater financial inclusion in Southeast Asia.  Through Valyou’s international remittance platform, Myanmar nationals in Thailand and Malaysia will soon be able to send money directly to their family and friends back home. Read more »

Western Union's EDGE Platform Wins Top Innovation Award at Dreamforce

The Western Union Company, a leader in global payments services, has received a prestigious 'Lightning Bolt' award for "Best Marketplace" innovation at the annual Salesforce user conference, Dreamforce, in San Francisco, California. The award for the WU® EDGE platform was presented at the inaugural "Community Cloud Trailblazers" award ceremony, which celebrates companies, teams and leaders using Salesforce technology to create a positive impact... more Read more »

Xpress Money to showcase ‘Flex’, ‘One’ & ‘Biz’, its customisable business solutions at Money2020 in Las Vegas

Xpress Money – one of the world’s most dependable money transfer brands – is set to showcase Xpress Money ‘Flex’, ‘One’ and ‘Biz’, its customisable remittance solutions, at Money2020 – the world’s largest marketplace for ideas, connections and deals in Payments and Financial Services. Xpress Money’s business solutions are designed to give organisations customisable options based on their business needs. Read more »

MoneyGram MobilePass Expands in the US

MoneyGram announces the significant expansion of its award-winning MoneyGram MobilePass service to thousands of U.S. agent locations.  In addition to the company's other digital solutions, including kiosks,, and send to account, MoneyGram MobilePass provides customers with another choice to make sending money easier. Read more »

Money Transfer Company, Ping Express, Signs with AU10TIX for 2nd Generation ID Authentication & Face Matching Automation

US cross-border money transfer services provider, Ping Express, integrates AU10TIX ID authentication and biometric face-matching automation to speed-up and protect worldwide money transfer services. With AU10TIX ID document+biometrics screening in place, Ping Express customers can benefit from a simple, speedy onboarding experience while making fraud prevention and KYC more robust and efficient. Read more »

WorldRemit Adds International Remittances to Huawei’s Suite of Mobile Money Products

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit and Huawei have announced a partnership making WorldRemit’s international money transfer service available to all partners of Huawei’s mobile money service platform across Africa. Read more »

ANZ Decreases Money Transfer Fees to Pacific

ANZ today announced it was reducing international money transfer fees from Australia to five Pacific countries, effective immediately.  The fee for an international money transfer to Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu, Kiribati or Tonga is now just $9* for payments initiated by internet banking, phone banking or via an Australian ANZ branch.  Commenting on the fee reduction, Group Executive Australia Fred Ohlsson said: “Many families and businesses in these... more Read more »

Moneymailme Collaborates with Prepaid Financial Services to Launch Virtual and Physical Cards

Social money transfer app Moneymailme has partnered with Prepaid Financial Services to provide Moneymailme users with access to virtual and physical cards.  The announcement was made at Money 20/20 Europe, Europe’s largest fintech event.  All Moneymailme cards will have multiple currency wallets linked to them so that when cardholders make a transaction, the money will be debited from the matching currency wallet rather than a traditional base... more Read more »


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