Authorities announced Friday that they dismantled a "highly sophisticated" credit union loan fraud ring — that they said stole the identities of hundreds of victims, including teachers from Nassau County and Mineola hospital employees — following a six-month investigation begun after a Long Island-based credit union noticed a pattern in how the defendants allegedly opened accounts.
Money mules are people who receive and transfer money obtained from victims of fraud. Some money mules know they’ve been recruited to assist criminal activity, but others become money mules without realizing their activity is benefiting fraudsters.Read Scam Article
Have you received unsolicited mobile text messages indicating that a USPS delivery is awaiting your action, with an unrecognized web link to click in the body of the message? Don’t click the link! This type of campaign is a scam called smishing.Read Scam Article