Package Mule Scam

What is a Package Mule scam?

A package mule is someone who is unknowingly or knowingly involved in the transport or delivery of packages that contain illegal or fraudulent items, often without understanding the contents of the packages. These individuals may be recruited by scammers or criminals to receive and resend packages as part of various illegal schemes, such as reshipping scams or trafficking illicit goods. It’s important to be cautious if someone asks you to receive and forward packages for them, as it could be part of a criminal activity.

How can you stay safe?

Be cautious when dealing with strangers and unsolicited messages. Usually, scammers will convince or trick people into becoming package mules by promising quick and easy cash. However, please note that being a package mule is usually illegal and could have serious legal consequences.

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