Western Union Announces Launch of Africa Cash Giveaway

27 July 2007
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Western Union (Englewood, CO)
press release

Englewood — Limited-Time Promotion has Daily $500 Winners and One Lucky $25,000 Grand Prize Winner

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a worldwide leader in money transfer services, announced today the launch of the Africa Cash Giveaway.   From July 30 through Oct. 31, Western Union will be giving away $500 every day to one lucky participant. The Africa Cash Giveaway will culminate with a $25,000 grand prize winner.   Consumers who send a qualifying Western Union Money Transfer to Africa (excluding Egypt and Sudan) from participating Agent locations in the U.S, via westernunion.com or by calling 1-800-CALL-CASH are automatically entered into the Sweepstakes.

"The Africa Cash Giveaway is an exciting and unique program that is available to our consumers who send money to Africa," explained Catherine Ayota, Western Union marketing manager.   "The beauty of this promotion is that every day for three months we will be giving away money to one lucky and well-deserving consumer.   At the end of the promotion, we will draw our grand prize winner of $25,000, effectively giving qualifying entrants two chances to win."

Africa Cash Promotion Announcement

Please visit the Western Union's Africa Cash website, www.westernunion.com/africacash , for Official Rules describing how to enter without making a transaction and for the names of all winners as they become available. No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win .

About Western Union

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global money transfer services.   Together with its affiliates, Orlandi Valuta and Vigo, Western Union provides consumers with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, as well as send payments and purchase money orders.   It operates through a network of more than312,000 Agent locations in over 200 countries and territories.   Famous for its pioneering telegraph services, the original Western Union dates back to 1851.   For more information, visit westernunion.com.

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