Students are being lured into a trap by criminals to be ‘money mules.’
This involves criminals depositing large sums of money into the students account in order to hide illegal cash from the authorities. In return, students will receive a commission fee of around 5%. Many do not know the consequences of being found guilty which could carry a prison sentence and see it near impossible for students to take out mobile phone contracts and future student loans.
TruthFal’s James Haddow discusses the topic with a victim of the criminals’ plot below: