Tag "wire fraud"

OfferUp Online Wire Fraud

OfferUp is a “simpler way to buy and sell locally”, this convenient shopping app has been downloaded more than 12 million times (2015), ranking close to the 51st most-downloaded app, and with those numbers climbing, so are the odds of users becoming victims of wire

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International Fraud, Money Laundering Scheme Involving Sale of Gold

TAMPA, Fla. – Four individuals were sentenced Tuesday for conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and mail fraud. The case was investigated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Secret Service, with assistance from

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IRS Scam Conned Victims in 21 States

An IRS impersonation scam traveled the country this week, using dozens of fake names and identifications  and collecting millions of dollars in payments wired by unwitting victims from at least 21 states. Newly unsealed federal court complaints provide a look at the alleged operations

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