A 19-year-old has been sentenced to two years of probation and jail time after pleading guilty last week to accepting a package in Elgin that contained 7.5 pounds of marijuana. Carzell Martin IV, formerly of Elgin and now of the 100 block of Anthony Avenue in Country Club Hills, was arrested in February 2018 and charged with several felonies, including cannabis trafficking of 2,500 to 5,000 grams and possession of 2,500 to 5,000 grams of marijuana.
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