On 4th December, various media site reported a Europol news release that announced that 228 arrests and over 3800 money mules identified in an operation involving law enforcement in 31 countries. This was the 5th European Money Mule Action (EMMA 5) and took place between September and November. More than 650 banks, 17 bank associations and other financial institutions helped to report 7520 fraudulent money mule transactions, preventing a total loss of €12.9 million.
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