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US targets global mail fraudsters

US attorney general Loretta Lynch

By: Eastern Eye Staff

US JUSTICE authorities on Thursday (September 22) revealed a broad-based effort to dismantle global mass-mailing fraud operations that officials say cheat millions of people out of tens of millions of dollars annually. Officials unveiled criminal charges, economic sanctions, asset seizures and other actions aimed at companies and individuals based in Canada, France, Singapore, Turkey, India, the United States and other countries. The scams followed a familiar pattern, according to the US Justice Department, which said “direct mailers” sent phony letters, frequently to the elderly, claiming the recipients had won cash or prizes that could be collected for processing fees. Swiss…

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