Postal Inspectors and the Department of Justice announce three residents of Lima, Peru pleaded guilty to extortion for overseeing a ring of call centers that threatened and extorted Spanish-speaking victims in the United States. Two defendants admitted their call centers contacted U.S. consumers, many of whome were elderly and vunlerable, using Internet-based calls.
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