Episode 11: Money Mule Operations

Money mule operations
A brazen cybercrime ring hacks into bank accounts and uses college students to move money.

Money Mule Operations

A brazen cybercrime ring hack into bank accounts and use college students to move the money out of the country.

Video Clips

  • Body odor of evidence     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Self-professed financial wizard, Leonard Ramey, Jr., allegedly defrauds family and friends by offering to invest their money. But by the time investors catch on, Ramey's gone.

  • Have you seen Artem Semenov?     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Artem Semenov is wanted by the FBI for his alleged participation in an Eastern European cybercrime ring operating out of New York.

  • Have you seen Leonard Weston Ramey, Jr.?     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Contact the FBI or your local law enforcement agency with any information on Leonard Ramey's whereabouts.

  • Break in the case     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    FBI Supervisory Special Agent Albert Murray III recalls the key evidence that helped identify the students working as money mules for the Zeus cybercriminal organization in Eastern Europe.

  • Going to the sheriff     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    After "Ken Walden" a/k/a Leonard Ramey allegedly steals money from Mike Timm & his family, Timm tells the story to a detective at the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office in Oregon.

  • Beware of Zeus     Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Malicious computer programs, like the Zeus Trojan horse, allow hackers to access online bank accounts and steal millions virtually undetected. But there are ways to avoid being victimized.

Case Files

  • Flowchart of fraud Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 1:26 PM ET

    This FBI infographic details how the cyber theft ring operated, from the malware exploiters to the money mules.

  • One email changes everything Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 10:55 AM ET

    Investor Mike Timm learns Ken Walden’s true identity from the alleged conman’s family in this email.


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