Minn. Somalis Close Well Fargo Accounts In Money Transfer ProtestAt a mid-town Wells Fargo bank a large group of Minnesota Somalis gathered Friday to remove their money from the bank and protest.
Minn. Money-Transfer Shops Stop Taking Somali CashMoney-transfer businesses that cater to Somali immigrants in Minnesota have stopped accepting money bound for the East African country, a day before a key bank was due to stop processing the transactions.
Reprieve For US Somalis On Money Transfer Issue A bank that handles the majority of money transfers from Minnesota to Somalia said Friday it would continue that service until Dec. 30, allowing funds to keep flowing into the war-torn and famine-stricken country while officials discuss ways to reduce the bank's risk.