Publication of AMBER Alerts on Euronet Worldwide’s ATMs Leads to Hundreds of Phone Calls and Location of Eight Missing People in 2020
This use of Euronet’s ATM screens, which are potentially viewed by millions of users and passers-by across
As a result of the company’s partnership with SOSDesaparecidos, the
- 87 alerts, selected and approved by the
Spanish National Police, were published on Euronet ATMs in Spain.
- A total of 458 phone calls were received by the
National Policeand SOSDesaparecidos from people who identified the disappeared after having seen their photos on the ATM screens.
- As a result of these calls, eight people were located.
Apart from the primary importance of helping find missing people, additional results of the program include:
- A spike in the interest in the search for missing persons, leading to more than 100 million interactions on social networks, in the press, on radio and on television.
- Additional national police organizations in
Europeand the Americashave expressed interest in extending this cooperation with Euronetto their territories.
“We are extremely pleased that this initiative has such a positive impact on society,” said
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. These services include comprehensive ATM, POS and card outsourcing services, card issuing and merchant acquiring services, software solutions, cash-based and online-initiated consumer-to-consumer and business-to-business money transfer services, and electronic distribution of digital media and prepaid mobile phone time.
Stephanie TaylorDirector of Financial Planning and Investor Relations Euronet Worldwide, Inc.+1-913-327-4200 firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: Euronet Worldwide, Inc.