Six Nigerians arrested for Cyber crime

Their mugshots

The US government has arraigned 6 Nigerians for internet fraud and they’ve been charged to court. This nationals conducted an elaborate scheme to steal over 6 million dollars from victims accross the US. It was said that they targeted small businesses and individuals through deceptive global threats known as BEC (business email compromise) and romance fraud.

Alex, conducted BEC while the rest conducted both BEC and romance frauds by impersonating other people to swindle their victims who were said to be single women it some to have lost their spouses.

Secretary Steven of the US said “cybercriminals prey on vulnerable Americans and small businesses to deceive them.” These criminals will be brought to book.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s