关于“西联国际外汇理财平台”的澄清公告

西联公司 (The Western Union Company)(纽约证券交易所代码:WU)为全球支付服务的领导者。每年,全球范围内的个人和家庭依靠西联可靠并高效地进行汇款,支付教育款项、购买必需品、进行业务经营和/或为亲属提供帮助,金额高达数百亿美元。该服务为众多缺少接触传统金融体系途径的人士提供经济命脉,并在对经济发展的支持中担当重要角色。

近期有“西联国际外汇理财平台”相关报道在中国网络媒体上流传,这些报道中宣称该平台是由“西联国际外汇”或“西联国际外汇集团”于2016年推出的衍生金融理财产品。报道中还配用了多幅Western Union、西联的相关图片。

为此,我司郑重澄清如下:

1.       “西联国际外汇”或“西联国际外汇集团”与西联公司或其关联公司无关,也不是西联公司的关联机构。

2.       西联公司与“西联国际外汇理财平台”无任何关联。

3.       西联公司从未推出任何在中国境内发售的理财产品;

西联公司已经采取必要手段维护自身利益,并将积极配合有部门调查针对“西联国际外汇理财平台”及其他冒用西联名义开展的未经授权活动。

 

Clarification Announcement on the so called “Western Union International Foreign Exchange Wealth Management Platform” 

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global payment services. Individuals and families around the world count on Western Union to reliably and efficiently transfer billions of dollars each year to pay for education, purchase necessities, run businesses and/or help relatives. These services provide an economic lifeline to many people who lack access to the traditional financial system, and play an important role in supporting developing economies.

Recently, news and reports about “Western Union International Foreign Exchange Wealth Management Platform” have been widely circulated on the internet in China. These news and reports claim that this platform provides wealth management derivative product and is launched by “Western Union International Foreign Exchange” or “Western Union International Foreign Exchange Group” in 2016. Multiple pictures relating to Western Union have been used in such news and reports.

Therefore, we hereby make the following clarifications:

1. “Western Union International Foreign Exchange” or “Western Union International Foreign Exchange Group” is not related to Western Union or any of its affiliates, and is not an affiliated institution of Western Union.

2. Western Union has no connections whatsoever with the so-called “Western Union International Foreign Exchange Wealth Management Platform”.

3. Western Union has never launched any wealth investment products within the territory of China;

Western Union has taken necessary measures to protect its interests, and will actively cooperate with competent authorities in the investigation of “Western Union International Foreign Exchange Wealth Management Platform” and other unauthorised activities conducted under the guise of Western Union’s name.