Money Mule & Money Laundering – Article Catalog

About Money Mules & Money Laundering - Article Catalog Information To Help Mules Understand What They Are Doing & Potential Consequences A SCARS Topic Collection Romance Scams Often Result In Money Mule Scams! Scammers Are Expert In Getting The Maximum Value Form Their Victims! Often, as a romance or relationship scam victim runs out of money the scammers ask the victim to receive stolen property, receive money, and even provide [...]

European Money Mule Crackdown Continues in 2021!

European Money Mule Crackdown Continues in 2021! Law Enforcement Tolerance For Mules Declines Each Year! A SCARS Insight European Money Mule Action Leads To 1,803 Arrests International anti-money mule operation leads to 1,803 arrests & the identification of 18,000 money mules. The action was coordinated by Europol in cooperation with 27 countries across the globe, Eurojust, INTERPOL, the European Banking Federation, and the FinTech FinCrime Exchange. Results From This Operation: [...]

5 Steps Guide For Money Mules

Are You A Money Mule? This page will help you better understand what a Money Mule is and the potential consequences to someone that became involved. Always remember that if you were involved unknowingly, you must contact your local police or you might be considered an active participant. 5 Steps Guide For Money Mules Have You Received or Collected Money for a Scammer or a Stranger? – Now [...]

Landmark Case Changes Everything For Money Mules

Landmark Case Changes Everything For Money Mules Impatience With Money Mules Is Driving Prosecution Mules Have Limited Time To Report And Respond Before Prosecution Is Put On The Table Money Mules Are The Backbone Of Online Criminal Enterprises More and More, Police & Prosecutors Are Losing Patience with Mules that Do Not Come Forward to End the Criminality! HERE ARE TWO EXAMPLES CASE #1 Bristol Woman Pleads Guilty [...]

Suing Your Money Mule or Scammer

Suing Your Money Mule Or Scammer Many Time The Police Will Not Act Against Money Mules Or Scammers But if they are in your same country, especially in the United States or other English Common Law Based Countries then civil litigation may be an answer! The following is a general guide for educational purposes and does not represent a legal opinion. We recommend that you contact a competent [...]

Understanding and Protecting Yourself Against Money Mule Schemes

Understanding and Protecting Yourself Against Money Mule Schemes A SCARS Money Mule Series Guide A Guide To Help You Avoid Becoming A Mule Becoming A Money Mule Can Come With Consequences Far Beyond Money Loss! 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 [...]

What Is A Money Mule? – An Overview

What Is A Money Mule? - An Overview Money Mules Are An Integral Part Of Transnational Crime Networks What are they and how do they work? What Is A Money Mule? - An Overview Money Muling More than 90% of money mule transactions identified through the European Money Mule Actions are linked to cybercrime. The illegal money often comes from criminal activities like phishing, malware attacks, online auction [...]

Money Mule Series: All About Money Mules

Money Mule Series: All About Money Mules Helping Criminals Moving Money Money Mules Are The Backbone Of Organized Crime! All About Money Mules Information Provided By: U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Money Laundering, Forfeiture and Bank Fraud Unit What Is a Money Mule? A money mule is someone who transfers illegally acquired money on behalf of or at the direction of another.  Criminals recruit mules [...]

Money Laundering Presents Grave Dangers For Scam Victims & Mules

Money Laundering Presents Grave Dangers For Scam Victims & Mules Money Laundering - Especially Inside The United States, Canada, U.K., Europe, Australia & New Zealand - Poses Real Risks For Scam Victims And Money Mules Alike! The Grave Dangers Of Money Laundering This Article is an Overview of the Crime of Money Laundering and the Difficulty that Scam Victims can face if they engaged in it. The following [...]

SCARS™ Scam Basics: The Ethics Of Warning Other Victims

SCARS™ Scam Basics: The Ethics Of Warning Other Victims Many Victims Find Still Other Victims When Hunting For Scammers Online. Is It A Good Idea To Warn Them That They Are Being Scammed? This is an interesting ethical question and it depends on the context of the situation. There are two types of victims that you will likely encounter out there in social media: Scam Victims - involved in or being groomed to be a [...]

SCARS™ SCAM NEWS: Scammers Change And Adapt

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

SCARS™ 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: [...]