Saturday, January 26, 2008

Work-At-Home Money Mule Scams

Money mules typically are recruited via spam or targeted e-mail. The recipient is often told the potential employer found her resume on Monster.com and would he or she be interested in working a small number of hours per week to make anywhere from hundreds to thousands of dollars a week. The company usually represents itself as some kind of international finance operation or shipping company. In reality, most are fronts for cyber crime operations that are desperately seeking a constant stream of new recruits to help launder the proceeds of phishing scams and password-stealing computer viruses.

Read the article HERE.

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