Ireland: Dozens of young women duped into money laundering scheme at Irish music festivals

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September 13 2019

DOZENS OF YOUNG women have unwittingly been recruited by criminal gangs at musical festivals to launder money through online applications as well as through their own bank accounts, TheJournal.iehas learned.

The “money mule” practice involves criminals recruiting people to help launder stolen or illegal money using their bank account, often unwittingly. Gardaí have said students are often targeted by the practice.