Between November 2018 and January 2019, the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office received several reports of mail being stolen from mailboxes on the eastern side of Nassau County, according to a news release from Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper. Businesses and individuals were hit. Checks that were stolen from the mailboxes were then forged and placed into other accounts, according to Leeper.
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