Money Mules are used by criminal organizations to receive stolen or fraudulent money or goods and transfer them quickly overseas. Mules are often recruited through “work from home” type scams, either involving “payroll” or “logistics” work.
Below is an example of a recruiting message for a “logistics” type mule operation. If you see a “work from home” message that seems too good to be true, it probably is a scam. Be alert for money mule scams which often target the unemployed or those unfamiliar with this type of criminal operation. Here is the scam message:
We are now hiring for a Logistic specialist. If you are responsible, active, easy-going person, looking for a great job opportunity with a stable income, this job will suit you.
We are a business unit delivering services to European customers. We are a global brand and the world’s third largest logistic company. We present virtual addresses for customers from Europe and Asia.
-Constant access to the Internet;
-Possibility in making the photos of the packages;
-Flexible shipping options;
-Readiness working in one team;
-Stay at workplace (home address) from 9 am till 5 pm;
-Receive packages during the working hours;
-Inform your coordinating manager with the photos of received packages;
-Print the shipping label;
-Place the shipping label on the package;
-Deliver parcels to the FedEx facility;
-Report your coordinative manager with the receipt
Your salary will be 1500$ per month (Base Salary), plus 20$ for each parcel you have received (Parcel’s Payment). You will get paid Base Salary monthly starting of the day you sign a contract. Parcel’s Payment will be paid biweekly.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume by e-mail [email removed]