The United States Attorney’s office for the Northern District of California announced today indictments of Michigan man Rodney L. Stevenson II for wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering. Stevenson was indicted for “his operation of an e-commerce site that claimed to have N95 masks for sale during the current COVID-19 epidemic,” announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson, U.S. Postal Inspector in Charge Rafael E. Nuñez, and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Craig Fair.
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