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Internet Fraud: Top Nigerian Scammer Arrested





Nigerian anti-fraud agency in collaborate with Interpol has arrested a Nigerian behind thousands of online scams around the world.

He was arrested today in the southern oil city of Port Harcourt, Interpol says.

According to BBC, the 40-year-old man, known as “Mike” is alleged to head a network of 40 individuals behind global scams worth more than $60m (£45m).

His operations involves using targeted malware to take over systems, use compromised emails and romance scams.

Nigeria’s anti-fraud agency was also involved in the arrest.

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