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#money mules

# money-mules - This year 2022

Over €12 million was illegally transferred by 'money mules' in the first half of 2022
# Money Mules
# Money Mules

Over €12 million was illegally transferred by 'money mules' in the first half of 2022

Oct 26th 2022, 8:52 AM 8,773 Views 14 Comments

A money mule is a person who allows their bank account to be used for the transfer of another person’s stolen or illegal money.

Garda warning as students continue to launder money as money mules
# Money Mules
# Money Mules

Garda warning as students continue to launder money as money mules

Jul 25th 2022, 7:13 AM 30,275 Views 8 Comments

A new awareness campaign is being launched this autumn.

# money-mules - Last year 2021

€5 million worth of 'money mule' transactions moved through Irish banks so far this year
# Money Laundering
# Money Laundering

€5 million worth of 'money mule' transactions moved through Irish banks so far this year

Aug 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,945 Views 4 Comments

The vast majority of the incidents involved bank accounts belonging to people aged between 18 and 24.

From Korea to Kerry: Gardaí reveal massive international fraud with a 'significant footprint' in Ireland
# Economic Crime
# Economic Crime

From Korea to Kerry: Gardaí reveal massive international fraud with a 'significant footprint' in Ireland

Jun 29th 2021, 6:30 AM 49,257 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí say that Ireland is a target for international organised fraud gangs.

Two men arrested as part of money mule recruitment and cyber fraud investigation
# Lucan
# Lucan

Two men arrested as part of money mule recruitment and cyber fraud investigation

Jun 8th 2021, 10:09 PM 17,782 Views 5 Comments

The two men are currently in Clondalkin and Ronanstown Garda Stations.

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 16,223 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 - All time

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 29,049 Views 22 Comments

Young people in particular are being targeted by criminal organisations.

'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 28,019 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.

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 142,560 Views 43 Comments

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

'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 12,990 Views 4 Comments

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

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 37,792 Views 26 Comments

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

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 15,951 Views 10 Comments

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