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Russia wants to help South Africa fight cybercrime

The Interpol Regional Bureau in South Africa was opened in 1993 and has become the focal point for police cooperation between the Republic of South Africa and all member states of the organisation. This international police organisation protects law and order, makes it possible to find dangerous criminals anywhere in the world and bring them to justice for their atrocities.… Read More
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Nigeria arrests suspected head of cybercrime gang

– – The cybercrime unit of the Nigeria Police Force has arrested a 37-year-old Nigerian man in an international operation spanning four continents. The arrest was coordinated and facilitated by the recently created Africa operations desk within INTERPOL’s cybercrime directorate, a statement on Interpol website said. The suspect is alleged to have run a transnational cybercrime syndicate that launched mass… Read More
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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… Read More