Mules – Victims Working For Scammers

//Mules - Victims Working For Scammers

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Who’s Job Is It?

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Who's Job Is It? Many Scam Victims Seem To Poorly Understand How The Real World Functions To help enlighten, we offer the following overview and list of "jobs" related to scams and scammers and who does them. SCAMMERS Of course, these are the criminals. But few understand that this is a massive global trans-national cybercriminal empire with revenues of in the Hundreds of Billions of U.S. Dollars annually (current cybercrime costs are [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Basic Fakery Deception & Lies

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Basic Fakery Deception & Lies The Typical Relationship Scam Has A Simple Set Of Basic Fakes Or Lies As you already know, not everyone using online dating sites or social media is looking for love. Scammers create fake online profiles using photos stolen from other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. This is the essential element of a romance scam. At Their Core, Romance Scams Rely On Impersonation, Fakery, [...]

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Scammers Change And Adapt

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Scammers Change And Adapt A New Variation On Money Mules - Receiving Cash! $21K In Cash Sent To Richmond Address As Part Of Scam. In two days, Richmond Virginia police recovered more than $21,000 in money related to a scam. $21,000 in cash sent to a money mule Two women, one from Michigan and another from Pennsylvania, sent a total of $21,300 to a Richmond address believing it would get [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Road Trip Or Out Of The Country!

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Road Trip Or Out Of The Country! Why Are Most Romance Scammers Never At Home? Why Do They Tell You They'Re Out Of The Country? There are several reasons for this, but most of it comes down to two key points! They do not want to get trapped into having local knowledge They will ultimately need to have the victim send the money to another country Local Knowledge In the first case, [...]

Two In Five Irish 18-24 Year Olds Being Used As ‘Money Mules’ – Is This True Everywhere? – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Two In Five Irish 18-24 Year Olds Being Used As 'Money Mules' - Is This True Everywhere? DUBLIN, Ireland - The Garda Campus Watch "Creating Fraud Awareness" campaign kicked off on Wednesday. The campaign will run until Friday 31 May 2019. Campus Watch Liaisons and Crime Prevention Officers during the campaign will engage with students and staff or visitors to the campus relating to fraud crimes, with a particular warning for young [...]

Revealed That Bank Scam Cases Double In Just One Year As Conmen Trick 84,000 Savers Into Handing Over £350Million – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Revealed That Bank Scam Cases Double In Just One Year As Conmen Trick 84,000 Savers Into Handing Over £350Million In some cases, fraudsters posing as legitimate companies or organizations Banks recorded 84,624 cases of so-called authorized push payment fraud In total victims lost £354.3million – a 50 per cent increase compared to 2017 Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story SCARS|RSN™ Team A [...]

Online Romance Scams Cost Victims Thousands – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Online Romance Scams Cost Victims Thousands Read The Story Of One Man Who Lost $31,000 Click On The Title In The Content Box Below To View The Full Story SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A. TAGS: Romance Scammers, Romance Scams, Love Scam, Dating Scam, False Identity, Fake Profile, Fake Woman, Impersonation, African Scam, Ghana Scammer, - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

Another Senior Faces Jail As A Scammer Drug Mule – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Another Senior Faces Jail As A Scammer Drug Mule Grandad Faces Life In A Japanese Jail After He's 'Duped Into Being £1m Drug Mule Source: The Mirror British Frank Rodway, 67, has been behind bars in Japan for six months after £1m of drugs were found in his suitcase when he flew to Japan from Manchester United Kingom, via Morocco and Mali A British grandfather faces a life sentence in Japan after [...]

Increasingly Scam Victims Being Turned Into Drug Mules – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Increasingly Scam Victims Being Turned Into Drug Mules Brisbane Man Caught Up In Romance Scam Found Not Guilty Of Importing Cocaine A Brisbane man has been found not guilty of importing more than three kilograms of cocaine from the Philippines, after he claimed he was scammed by an online lover into bringing the drug back in his suitcase. The connection between online scams and the illegal drug trade is very real! Click [...]

Online Dating Could Turn You Into A Criminal – SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ SCAM NEWS: Online Dating Could Turn You Into A Criminal Finding “The One” Can Be A Real Challenge For some people, the best way to get out there is over the web, but could you be putting yourself at risk? Online dating sites report a surge in activity in February, as many singles use technology to find a match. But behind many dating profiles lurk scammers who are ready to dupe users into believing they [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Fake Check Scams Bait Consumers [PDF REPORT]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Fake Check Scams Bait Consumers [PDF REPORT] Don’t Cash That Check: BBB Study Shows How Fake Check Scams Bait Consumers If someone calls and asks for money, you might be skeptical. But what if the person sends you a check in advance, you cash the check, and your bank tells you that money is in your account? Sounds Like A Safe Deal, Especially If It Is A Cashier’s Check, Which Is As Good As Gold. Right? Wrong. Here’s what crooks know, but you may not: [...]

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 [...]

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