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INSIGHT: Money mules recruited en masse through sites like Snapchat and Instagram, new report shows

By Dan Byrne for AMLi

Financial criminals make heavy use of social media to recruit “money mules” – often luring unsuspecting young people into incredible risk, a new report has shown.

Endless amounts of dedicated criminal profiles on popular sites have been shown to connect bad actors with normal citizens, whose bank accounts are then used to move the proceeds of illicit activities.

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