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LAGOS (AFP): Nigerian and US authorities said on Tuesday that nearly 300 people had been arrested in a months-long global crackdown on online scams to hijack wire transfers from companies and individuals.LAGOS (AFP): Nigerian and US authorities said on Tuesday that nearly 300 people had been arrested in a months-long global crackdown on online scams to hijack wire transfers from companies and individuals.

M'sians among 281 arrested in US-Nigeria global crackdown on online scams | The Star Online

The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 281 suspects had been arrested around the world in connection with email scams and wire transfer fraud.The Department of Justice announced Tuesday that 281 suspects had been arrested around the world in connection with email scams and wire transfer fraud.

A global crackdown on cybercrime has led to the arrest of 281 people, mostly in Nigeria and the United States, officials said Tuesday. The FBI and Nigeria's anti-graft agency announced at a joint press conference that 167 people in Nigeria and 74 in the United States had been arrested, weeks afterA global crackdown on cybercrime has led to the arrest of 281 people, mostly in Nigeria and the United States, officials said Tuesday. The FBI and Nigeria's anti-graft agency announced at a joint press conference that 167 people in Nigeria and 74 in the United States had been arrested, weeks after

FBI and Nigeria step-up cyber-crime investigations

US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) in worldwide losses in 2018.US and Nigerian authorities have dismantled multiple groups running so-called business email compromise schemes. The online scams led to $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) in worldwide losses in 2018.

Hundreds arrested in US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams | News | DW | 11.09.2019

Nearly 300 people — the bulk in Nigeria and the U.S. — have been arrested in an internationally coordinated law enforcement operation aimed at disrupting a multibillion-dollar internet scam, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday. The four-month global operation netted a total of 281 arrests worldwide, including 167 in Nigeria and 74 in the United States. Arrests were also made in Turkey, Ghana, France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia and Britain.Nearly 300 people — the bulk in Nigeria and the U.S. — have been arrested in an internationally coordinated law enforcement operation aimed at disrupting a multibillion-dollar internet scam, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday. The four-month global operation netted a total of 281 arrests worldwide, including 167 in Nigeria and 74 in the United States. Arrests were also made in Turkey, Ghana, France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia and Britain.

Hundreds Arrested in Nigeria, US on Online Fraud Charges | Voice of America - English

FBI Arrested Hundreds of BEC (Business Email Compromise) Scammers in Nigeria and the United States.FBI Arrested Hundreds of BEC (Business Email Compromise) Scammers in Nigeria and the United States.

Hundreds of BEC Scammers Arrested in Nigeria and U.S. — $3.7 Million Recovered

LAGOS, Sept 11 — Nigerian and US authorities said yesterday that nearly 300 people had been arrested in a months-long global crackdown on online scams to hijack wire transfers from companies and individuals. “Operation reWired” broke up multiple groups, many party of transnational criminal...LAGOS, Sept 11 — Nigerian and US authorities said yesterday that nearly 300 people had been arrested in a months-long global crackdown on online scams to hijack wire transfers from companies and individuals. “Operation reWired” broke up multiple groups, many party of transnational criminal...

Hundreds arrested, including in Malaysia, after joint US-Nigeria crackdown on cyber scams | World | Malay Mail

The targets included the elderly, real estate buyers and job hunters.The targets included the elderly, real estate buyers and job hunters.

Hundreds of alleged email scammers arrested in global crackdown - CNET

Operation reWired: 167 suspects arrested in Nigeria, 74 in the US.Operation reWired: 167 suspects arrested in Nigeria, 74 in the US.

281 suspects arrested in massive crackdown against BEC scammers | ZDNet

Oladimeji Ramon The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said on Tuesday that its joint Operation Rewired with American Federal Bureau of Inve...Oladimeji Ramon The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said on Tuesday that its joint Operation Rewired with American Federal Bureau of Investigations against Internet scammers, known as Yah...

167 arrested, $169,850 recovered in EFCC/FBI Operation Rewired – Punch Newspapers

Oladimeji Ramon The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said on Tuesday that its joint Operation Rewired with American Federal Bureau of Inve...Oladimeji Ramon The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said on Tuesday that its joint Operation Rewired with American Federal Bureau of Investigations against Internet scammers, known as Yah...

167 arrested, $169,850 recovered in EFCC/FBI Operation Rewired – Punch Newspapers

The EFCC said a “sizeable number” of the 77 Nigerian suspects had been arrested, while a further 167 Nigerians had been detained since August for alleged computer-related fraud under ‘Operation Rewired’The EFCC said a “sizeable number” of the 77 Nigerian suspects had been arrested, while a further 167 Nigerians had been detained since August for alleged computer-related fraud under ‘Operation Rewired’

EFCC, FBI Step Up Cybercrime Fight | Sahara Reporters

A coordinated effort between multiple agencies arrested suspects in Nigeria, the U.S. and eight other countries as well as seized nearly $3.7 million.A coordinated effort between multiple agencies arrested suspects in Nigeria, the U.S. and eight other countries as well as seized nearly $3.7 million.

Feds Indict 281 People for Involvement in Massive Email Fraud Scheme | Threatpost

‘Operation reWired’ broke up multiple groups running the so-called business email compromise (BEC) schemes by which they steal money being used in payments.‘Operation reWired’ broke up multiple groups running the so-called business email compromise (BEC) schemes by which they steal money being used in payments.

FBI-led crackdown on cyber scams nets 300 people including in Malaysia | Free Malaysia Today

There were “167 in Nigeria, 18 in Turkey and 15 in Ghana. Arrests were also made in France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom”.There were “167 in Nigeria, 18 in Turkey and 15 in Ghana. Arrests were also made in France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, and the United Kingdom”.

FBI Arrests 167 Alleged Scammers In Nigeria, Seizes $3.7m | Sahara Reporters

281 people were arrested over a four-month period in the U.S. and in countries around the world as part of Operation reWired, a coordinated effort of multiple law enforcement agencies from several countries.281 people were arrested over a four-month period in the U.S. and in countries around the world as part of Operation reWired, a coordinated effort of multiple law enforcement agencies from several countries.

281 Arrested in Worldwide Business Email Compromise Crackdown

Federal authorities announced a significant coordinated effort to disrupt BEC schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers.Federal authorities announced a significant coordinated effort to disrupt BEC schemes that are designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers.

281 BEC scammers arrested in worldwide law enforcement action - Help Net Security

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday said its collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation has led to the arrest of 16...The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday said its collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation has led to the arrest of 167 Nigerians for alleged computer-related frauds. ...

We arrested 167 fraudsters, recovered $169,000 in 21 days -EFCC – Punch Newspapers