Money Mules

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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: The Ethics Of Warning Other Victims

SCARS|RSN™ 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 [...]

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 [...]

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™ 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™ Guide: How Scammers Work

RSN™ Guide: How Scammers Work Step By Step They Dig For Your Dollars! The following diagrams show step by step how scammers work their victims, including money mules.   Basic Romance Scams - Manipulation Model   The Nigerian Scammer Model   The Money Mule Model - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - WESTERN UNION REPAYMENT [...]

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™ 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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