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Received unwanted text from Western Union? You may be owed money

Qualified participants could get up to $250

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) (Getty Images)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – If you've received an unwanted text message from Western Union, you could be owed some money.

The company has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit.

Though it denies the allegations, Western Union officials said the company will pay out $8.5 million.

The settlement has been granted final approval, and the deadline has been extended to Nov. 25.

Qualified participants could each get up to $250.

Click here to file a claim.