Money Mule

Over the last few months Essex Police has seen an increase in young people being approached via Snapchat and other social media, for the purpose of money laundering. The young person gives their bank account details and subsequently large amounts of cash transfers take place. Another incident involved fraudulent payments for goods being made into the account and then transferred out again to another account.

The young person is left some of the money as payment, some as much as £300+

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