Houston, TX: Jase DePaul Gautreaux was charged with allegedly perpetrating a scheme to file fraudulent loan applications seeking more than $13 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans for COVID-19 relief. Postal Inspectors worked alongside agents from the Federal Housing Finance Agency Office of Inspector General (OIG), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation OIG, and the Small Business Administration OIG.
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