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FBI arrested 281 people for Business E-mail Compromise scams

The FBI has arrested 281 around the world for Business E-mail Compromise scams this week including 167 arrests in Nigeria, 18 in Turkey, 15 in Ghana, while the rest of the arrests were made in France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom (UK).

Nigeria is not a major global cybercrime player

The general use of the term "419" affects how Nigeria is portrayed in the western media and how it’s viewed in the world. Above all, the claim that Nigeria is a leader in cybercrime globally is misplaced.

FBI charged 80 people for "Nigerian Money Scam"

The FBI has announced charges against 80 people, most of whom are Nigerian nationals, in what they called a "Nigerian money scam." Fourteen of the suspects were arrested on the morning of 22 August 2019 in California.

Nigeria's Onyekachi Emmanuel Opara has been extradited from South Africa to the USA for e-mail scam crimes

The New York Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States of America has confirmed that Nigerian national, Onyekachi Emmanuel Opara, has been extradited from South Africa to the United States of America for being involved in e-mail scams. Opara is reported to have been involved