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Welcome to the United States v. MoneyGram International Remission Website

Please be advised there is a fraudulent email using a United States v. MoneyGram press release that is not related to the remission distribution case. Neither Gilardi nor the US Department of Justice is affiliated with this email. This fraudulent email uses Nigeria MoneyGram, the Nigeria Government, and World Bank as references in an attempt to obtain personal information. Do not respond to this email with your personal information.

Update: On 12/17/2013 checks will mail to petitioners who returned their Petition Form with no disputes. Petitions filed by new petitioners or those with disputed amounts are still under review and payments to additional approved petitioners will be made at a later date.


On November 9, 2012, MoneyGram International Inc. (MGI), a global money services business, agreed to the forfeiture of $100 million as part of a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice. MGI admitted to criminally aiding and abetting wire fraud through mass marketing and consumer fraud phishing schemes perpetrated by corrupt MGI agents. The $100 million paid by MGI was forfeited by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and will be returned to eligible victims through the Petition for Remission process. The Department of Justice hired Gilardi & Co., LLC to serve as the Remission Administrator for this matter.

Pre-filled petitions were sent on July 22, 2013 to petitioners who previously reported fraud activity to MoneyGram. Individuals who believe they are a victim of the MoneyGram fraud, but did not receive a pre-filled petition, must complete and submit the approved petition for remission form available on this site in order to be considered for remission.

If you believe you were a victim of the fraud described above and you made a wire transfer through MGI in the United States or Canada to a payee in the United States or Canada between January 1, 2004 and August 31, 2009 you may be eligible for remission.

If you would like to be involved in the remission distribution your Remission Form along with any available supporting documentation must be postmarked no later than November 15, 2013 and mailed to:

United States v. MoneyGram International

c/o Gilardi & Co. LLC

P.O. Box 808061

Petaluma CA 94975-8061