I think I was tricked into being a money mule. I got an email saying I was offered a position as a Funds Coordinator

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Customer: I think I was tricked into being a money mule. I got an email saying I was offered a position as a Funds Coordinator saying how I would receive transfers from investors then I convert that into bitcoin. I searched the name that emailed me and I found that he seemed legit. I didn't think much of it at the time thinking this was an easy way to make a quick buck so I've accepted it and I made 2 transactions already. But then I starting thinking that this doesn't feel normal and I did some research and I feel like I've been used as a money mule.
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: I'm in ontario canada
JA: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: This is my first step
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I think that's everything
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Debra, Expert

Hello! My name is Debra (formerly known as Legal Ease). Thank you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

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Debra, Expert

I am sorry to hear of this difficult situation.

Has money gone into your own personal bank account yet and if so has it already come out?

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it's already gone. I was told to send it to bitcoin so it's non-refundable.
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Debra, Expert

So you need to call the police and you need to tell the bank because the bank is going to go after you for the money and you will have to pay them back but the last thing you need now is for the bank to call the police and have you charged with fraud.

Do you see what I mean?

Please feel free to post back with any follow-up questions you may have. If you don't have any then I hope I have earned a 5 star rating but if you don't feel that I have please don't hesitate to reply back and let me know what more I can do to assist you. Finally, please know that even after you rate me I will be here for you and you can ask follow-up questions if you think of them later on at no further charge of course.

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I'm currently on hold with the bank about fraud and what do I say to the police.
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Debra, Expert

Tell them that you want to report that you are a victim of a fraud.

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Okay thank you for your help
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You are very welcome.

Please be sure to rate me before you leave the site so that I can receive credit for my work.

Thanks and take good care.

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