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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1238 Ringleader of global network behind thousands of online scams arrested in Nigeria
RIVER STATE, Nigeria – The head of an international criminal network behind thousands of online frauds has been arrested in a joint operation by INTERPOL and the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).

The 40-year-old Nigerian national, known as ‘Mike’, is believed to be behind scams totalling more than USD 60 million involving hundreds of victims worldwide. In one case a target was conned into paying out USD 15.4 million.
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#1238 Ringleader of global network behind thousands of online scams arrested in Nigeria
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