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RSN™ Insight: The Difference Between A Scammer’s MULE and a MOLE

RSN™ Insight: The Difference Between A Scammer's MULE and a MOLE Scammers Are Well Known For Convincing Victims Into Working For Them, Knowingly Or Unknowingly Sadly, many victims believe in the lies that scammers tell so completely that they become accomplices in the cybercriminals schemes. Some face arrest and jail time as well. Most of these are converted into what are called "MULES". They serve two roles: Money Mules serve to help transfer and launder [...]

RSN™ Guide: Understanding and Protecting Yourself Against Money Mule Schemes

RSN™ Guide: Understanding and Protecting Yourself Against Money Mule Schemes Money Mules Are Used to Commit Fraud “Money mules” are people who are used to transport and launder stolen money or some kind of merchandise. Criminals may even recruit money mules to use stolen credit card information. Individuals being used as money mules may be willing participants; however, many money mules are not aware that they are being used to commit fraud. The individuals being [...]

RSN™ Scam News: Over 1500 Money Mules Identified In Worldwide Money Laundering Sting

RSN™ Scam News: Over 1500 Money Mules Identified In Worldwide Money Laundering Sting Europol Strikes Across The World 168 arrested, 1504 money mules and 140 money mule organizers identified, as a result of the fourth European Money Mule Action ‘EMMA 4’, a global law enforcement action week tackling the issue of money muling. The action took place over the course of three months (September-November 2018). 30 States took part in EMMA 4, alongside Europol, Eurojust, [...]

RSN™ Scam News: 80-Year-Old American Woman In Trouble After Helping Nigerian Lover

RSN™ Scam News: 80-Year-Old American Woman In Trouble After Helping Nigerian Lover A Grand Traverse County Couple Almost Lost $4,300 In A Scam That Stretches From Toronto And Michigan To Florida And Nigeria. 80-Year-Old American Woman Acted As A Mule And Is In Trouble After Helping Nigerian Lover To Scam U.S. Company An 80-year-old American woman identified as Sylvia Williams has been arrested for allegedly conspiring with her Nigerian lover to scam a company. A Florida [...]

RSN Scam News: 74 Scammers Arrested

RSN Scam News: 74 Scammers Arrested 74 Arrested In Coordinated International Enforcement Operation Targeting Hundreds Of Individuals In Business Email Compromise Schemes 42 Alleged Fraudsters Arrested in the United States Federal authorities announced that in June a significant coordinated effort was executed to disrupt Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals, including many senior citizens. Operation Wire Wire, a coordinated law enforcement effort by [...]

RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Mule Scams Scammers & Gets Arrested

RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Mule Scams Scammers & Gets Arrested Woman Who Scammed Scammer Charged with Theft A New Hampshire woman who answered a scammer's ad to pick up and ship an illegally purchased computer has been charged with stealing the laptop and shipping magazines instead. By Associated Press WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) — Police say a New Hampshire woman who answered a scammer’s ad to pick up and ship an illegally purchased computer has been charged with [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Scammers Using Children

RSN™ Special Report: Scammers Using Children Scammers Now Using Children As "Money" Mules Met Police warn fraudsters are targeting child 'money mules' First published in July 2017, Updated September 2018 Children are being targeted by criminals to act as money mules, police have warned. The scam involves transferring stolen money through children's bank accounts to hide it from the authorities. According to The Times, the Met Police wrote to parents warning that pupils were being [...]

RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Australian Love-Scam Victim Wins Her Appeal In Cambodia

RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Australian Love-Scam Victim Wins Her Appeal In Cambodia An Australian woman serving a 23-year prison sentence in Cambodia has achieved a stunning legal victory after her 2014 drug smuggling conviction was quashed by Cambodia’s Supreme Court. The woman, 46-year-old Yoshe Ann Taylor, a kindergarten teacher and mother of two from Queensland, fell victim to an internet scam, revealed by Fairfax Media in 2016 to have been run by an international drug smuggling syndicate. Ms. Taylor, [...]

RSN™ Guide: Legal Risks?

A Word About Legal Risks Do Victims Fear Legal Risks? [post updated July 31, 2018 - original post February 19, 2016] LEGAL DISCLAIMER: We Cannot Give You Legal Advice. We Can Only Share Our Opinion The following is an expression of non-legal opinion. You should always consult a licensed attorney regarding all matters of law, their interpretation, and to obtain a proper legal opinion. This article is for purely educational and entertainment purposes and does [...]

RSN™ Special Report: The Basic Money Mule Model!

RSN™ Special Report: The Basic Money Mule Model! Scammers scam their victims, but while the scam is ongoing, they convince the victim to do them a favor - receive some money or merchandise for them. It might be for business, from a family member, any story will do. Then send to it over to them! Then the victim - who has now become a Mule - sends it on to the scammer. Scammers Do This For [...]

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