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Wire transfer

Electronic transfer of funds; usually involves large dollar payments.

Wire Transfer

The direct, electronic transfer of funds from one bank account to another. Wire transfer is instantaneous and is a fairly common way to send funds to another party very quickly. However, wire transfers sometimes have higher fees than, say, writing checks. Outside North America, wire transfers are sometimes known as telegraph transfers.

wire transfer

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The survey focused on: the perceived value of sending or receiving remittance information with the payment, preferences for specific remittance information and practices surrounding notification of wire transfers sent or received.
Meanwhile, proprietors of wire transfer companies around the country owe customers in the United States and Somalia thousands of dollars in remittance money taken by the Treasury Department.
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