August 31, 2015
SIA ExpressCredit (operates under brand Lombards24.lv) begins cooperation with the world's leading money transfer company Western Union
As of today, the 31 August, SIA ExpressCredit that operates under the brand Lombards24.lv, expands the range of services and offers to its customers the world's leading money transfer company Western Union services. The Western Union is an international company that has more than 150 years of experience in the global financial markets and the latest advances in technology, providing customers with fast, convenient and reliable money transfers to more than 500 000 points in more than 200 countries worldwide. As of today, Western Union money transfers can be made in all 95 Lombards24.lv Latvian branches in 40 major cities.
"We are pleased to begin cooperation with Western Union, thus enabling us to expand the range of financial services offered to Lombards24.lv customers. Given our extensive and accessible network of branches throughout Latvia, we are convinced that fast, convenient and secure international money transfers will gain popularity both in the capital as well as in the regions. With the services offered by the Western Union, everyone will be able to quickly, easily and securely send or receive money from those close to you, regardless of the country in the world where they may be," says SIA ExpressCredit Chairman of the Board Agris Evertovskis.
„Western Union respond to consumers need to have access to our services wherever and whenever without the need to hold a bank account. Lombrds24.lv outlets are located in central areas and are open during extended opening hours making access to Western Union services even more convenient. We will continue to expand consumer access to our services through diversified channels and an extended network of touch points.” - says Konrad Olszaniecki, Regional Director at Western Union.
To send or receive money in Lombards24.lv branches through Western Union, people will have to fill out the relevant form, as well as show a passport or identification card. In only a few minutes after making the transfer, thanks to the Western Union unified system as well as the extensive customer service network, the money is available to the beneficiary. To ensure the transactions security, each Western Union money transfer is assigned a unique money transfer control number (MTCN), which ensures money transfers identification and instant access by the recipient to the money. Western Union money transfer services are used by millions of customers around the world.