168 arrested, 1504 money mules and 140 money mule organisers identified, as a result of the fourth European Money Mule Action ‘EMMA 4’, a global law enforcement action week tackling the issue of money muling.
30 States took part in EMMA 4, alongside Europol, Eurojust, the European Banking Federation, supported by more than 300 banks.
The joint money muling campaign #DontBeAMule kicks off today to alert the public to this crime.
Working together with Europol, Eurojust and the European Banking Federation (EBF) , police forces from over 20 States arrested 168 people (so far) as part of a coordinated money laundering crackdown, the European Money Mule Action (EMMA).
To raise awareness of this type of fraud, the money muling awareness campaign #DontBeAMule kicks off today across Europe.