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Nigeria arrests three suspects for duping 50,000 people globally

– – Three suspects have been arrested in Lagos, Nigeria following a joint INTERPOL, Group-IB and Nigeria Police Force cybercrime investigation. The Nigerian nationals are believed to be members of a wider organized crime group responsible for distributing malware, carrying out phishing campaigns and extensive Business Email Compromise scams. The suspects are alleged to have developed phishing links, domains, and mass mailing campaigns in which they impersonated representatives of organizations. They then used these campaigns to disseminate 26 malware programmes, spyware and remote access tools, including AgentTesla, Loki, Azorult, Spartan…

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Arrests made in Ghana, Nigeria over money-transfer scams

Police in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya have reportedly made dozens of arrests over large-scale money-transfer scams. Suspects arrested reportedly carried out the scams by tricking victims into wiring money to bank accounts controlled by fraudsters. More than 250 people were arrested in 10 countries, according to the FBI which added that raids in the US, UK, Turkey, France, Italy, Japan and Malaysia were also carried out. 167 of those arrested in these operations were from Nigeria. The FBI said the various operations resulted in the “seizure of nearly $3.7 million…

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