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This is when a scammer offers to buy your bank account or e-wallet, or offers to pay you to use it to send or receive money. The scammer will usually give a reason for not wanting to open a new account.
Don’t be a victim of the money mule scam. Never agree to sell or let someone else use your bank account or e-wallet.
If someone offers to buy your bank account or e-wallet or asks to use it for a fee or for free as a favor, never agree. Suggest that they open their own account instead.
To help keep yourself scam proof, you should learn about the different types of scams so you know what to look out for. Read our scam types section and browse our tips to stay safe.
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