Amscot Financial Partners With Western Union To Contribute $10,000 For Haiti Relief


Tampa, FL – (January 14, 2010) – Amscot Financial, a leading provider of convenient, consumer-oriented financial services, has partnered with Western Union to contribute $10,000 to the American Red Cross for relief efforts in earthquake-stricken Haiti.

The two companies each contributed $5,000 apiece, said Ian MacKechnie, president and CEO of Amscot Financial.

“As a result of our business relationship with Western Union, we have many customers in the Tampa Bay and Orlando areas with family, friends and other connections in Haiti,” MacKechnie said. “Our thoughts and prayers are with those in Haiti and with those who have loved ones caught up in this terrible natural disaster.”

About Amscot Financial
Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., Amscot Financial is The Money Superstore™, providing income tax preparation and electronic filing services, refund anticipation loans, prepaid debit cards, check cashing services, cash advance services, bill payment services, money transfer services and money orders. Amscot also offers the Amscot Card, a pre-paid debit card that allows owners to make purchases from any location that accepts MasterCard™. Amscot Financial currently operates 174 Money Superstores throughout Florida and employs more than 2,000 people. Amscot Financial has been recognized by the Tampa Bay Business Journal as one of Tampa Bay’s Best Places to Work for four consecutive years. For additional information, please visit the company’s Web site at

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