AG announces settlement with Western Union

MONTPELIER, Vt. (WCAX) If you got scammed, you could be getting some money back.

The Vermont Attorney General's office announced Monday that a half-billion dollar fund has been set up to compensate victims who sent their scammers money via Western Union.

It is part of a nationwide settlement. If you're a fraud victim who wired money between 2004 and January 19 of this year, you're eligible.