Providence, RI: Postal Inspectors and Rhode Island HIDTA task force agents investigated an alleged drug trafficking operation charged with shipping packages containing cocaine from Puerto Rico to Rhode Island. Five individuals were charged with conspiracy, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and using a communication facility (U.S. Mail) to commit a drug felony.
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