The checks are in the mail to people in our area.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service on Aug. 19 sent reimbursement checks to more than 3,400 people who were victimized by MoneyGram International. The firm admitted to aiding and abetting wire fraud through schemes through corrupt MGI agents.
Here's how much money was remitted to folks in our area, according to Nick Alicea, the Harrisburg-based U.S. Postal Inspector team leader.
Carbon County: Lehighton, two people, one received a check for $967.15 and the other for $1,575.63.