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$3.5m ‘money mule’ in cyber scam: police

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The syndicate targeted account holders in Australia and overseas and is believed to be behind malware used to steal bank account details to extract money from victims.The Australian Federal Police alleges the syndicate laundered the stolen $3.5 million and used a “money mule network” to transfer funds offshore. Pim Boudewijn Abe de Groot, 22, has been charged over his role as an alleged mule.AFP investigators allege they followed a money trail from a victim to de Groot.In one instance,…



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