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#money mules

# money-mules - Friday 12 March, 2021

Over 700 suspected money mules identified as gardaí warn they're 'destroying their futures'
# Money Mules
# Money Mules

Over 700 suspected money mules identified as gardaí warn they're 'destroying their futures'

Mar 12th 2021, 5:05 PM 16,016 Views 19 Comments

Teenagers are particularly at risk because they are targeted on social media in what appears to be a friendly approach by the criminal.

# money-mules - Monday 21 September, 2020

People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí
# Operation Ransom
# Operation Ransom

People warned of consequences of becoming 'money mules' after 30 arrests by gardaí

Sep 21st 2020, 9:31 AM 28,921 Views 22 Comments

Young people in particular are being targeted by criminal organisations.

# money-mules - Sunday 27 October, 2019

'Money mule' recruiters tricking Irish third-level students into handing over bank details 
# Money Mules
# Money Mules

'Money mule' recruiters tricking Irish third-level students into handing over bank details 

Oct 27th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,900 Views 15 Comments

Spikes in money mule recruiting activity are often seen at the start of new terms, according to experts in the field of fraud.

# money-mules - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Dozens of young women duped into money laundering scheme at Irish music festivals
# Money Mules
# Money Mules

Dozens of young women duped into money laundering scheme at Irish music festivals

Sep 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 142,391 Views 43 Comments

On average, there are 1,600 cases of money muling reported by Irish banks each year.

# money-mules - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

'Money mule' warning issued by gardaí as €2 million fraud investigation gets underway
# Fraud
# Fraud

'Money mule' warning issued by gardaí as €2 million fraud investigation gets underway

Apr 10th 2019, 10:55 AM 12,986 Views 4 Comments

The practice involves criminals recruiting people to help launder stolen or illegal money.

# money-mules - Monday 24 December, 2018

Wicklow teen allegedly laundered money for criminal gang after being approached on social media
# Money Mules
# Money Mules

Wicklow teen allegedly laundered money for criminal gang after being approached on social media

Dec 24th 2018, 8:00 AM 37,728 Views 26 Comments

The teenager said she didn’t know what she was doing was illegal.

# money-mules - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Criminals are using social media to recruit Irish students as 'money mules'
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

Criminals are using social media to recruit Irish students as 'money mules'

Dec 4th 2018, 5:44 PM 15,913 Views 10 Comments

Advertisements for “get rich quick” or fake jobs on Facebook are being used to dupe people, gardaí said.