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steven36 posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsCriminals are using popular money transfer apps, including Cash App, Venmo, Zelle and PayPal, to launder illegally obtained funds from Covid-19 relief programs. Local law enforcement officials say criminals also target users of the apps desperate for cash due to the pandemic. The Secret Service has 700 pending investigations related to the Paycheck Protection Program and the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program. Criminals are laundering illegally obtained funds meant for Covid-19 relief through the most popular apps for legally sending and receiving mo