Money mule

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A money mule is a seemingly authentic bank account and its nominal owner, used to transfer the proceeds from financial crime.

Young money mules

"Young people are particularly targeted to be money mules, and figures from Cifas, the UK's fraud prevention service, showed that there were 8,652 cases of 'misuse of facility' among 18- to 24-year olds in the UK between Q1 and Q3 2017, a rise of 35%."
The Treasurer magazine, April 2018, p24 - In Search of the Tipping Point.

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