A Duquesne man will spend 15 months behind bars for stealing packages from more than 40 residents of Pittsburgh apartment buildings, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Ron Matthew Sharp, 42, pleaded guilty in October to mail theft after stealing dozens of packages and mail addressed to residents of apartment buildings in Pittsburgh’s Oakland and Shadyside neighborhoods, U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady said.
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