Scots bank customers are losing more than £120 million to fraud gangs every year, we can reveal.
The mule train rinsing Scotland’s dirty millions: How organised crime gangs enlist an army of low-level money launderers to wash their ill-gotten fortunes
Targeting the so-called money mules helping launder Scotland’s crime gangs’ dirty millions is a priority, according to the detective leading the fight against economic crime.
Almost 30 people have been charged after a police crackdown on “money mules” who keep cash in their bank accounts for criminals.
Three men have been arrested in Donegal in an investigation into a Romanian organised crime gang, Garda have said.
People across Scotland lost nearly half a million pounds in just six months as a result of doorstep scams, Police Scotland has revealed.
A warning has been issued after a fake letter claiming to be about a big lottery win was sent to an address in Aberdeen.
Police have arrested and charged five people as part of a probe into alleged money laundering and VAT fraud worth £12 million.
A woman has told how her life was turned upside down by a fraudster who stole £60,000 from her and her family.
A woman who pretended to have cancer in order to help defraud the charity she worked for out of more than £85,000 has been jailed by a judge who told her she had shown no shame.
The sentencing of the final member of an organised crime gang who stole nearly £360,000 from victims has been welcomed by police.
High-value fraud in Scotland has increased by nearly 90% in a year, according to new research.