American Greed: The Fugitives Episode 11: Money Mule Operations

Money mule operations

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

    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?

    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.?

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

  • Break in the case

    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

    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

    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

  • By: Source: FBI

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

  • By: Source: Mike Timm

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