We've said a few bad things about banks profiteering
off illegals, and about First Data/Western Union
whose main business is remittances,
frequently from illegals
, but recently I discovered another major player in the remittance industry: the United States Government. To be specific the United States Postal Service, which has a program called Sure Money
(DineroSeguro®). Here's their pitch:
It’s easy to wire money with Sure Money (DineroSeguro®). Whether you are sending it to a business or to family or friends, all you have to do is visit a participating Post Office* and send your money. It will be transferred in just 15 minutes to a participating branch in the destination country.
Participating countries include:
Amazing, isn't it?