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FBI indicts 77 Nigerians for cyber fraud

By Guardian Exclusive
23 August 2019   |   4:13 pm
An FBI investigation has indicted 80 individuals for cyber fraud activities across the United States and the world. Among the 80 indicted, 77 Nigerians top the list engaged in various frauds like business email compromise (BEC), romance scam and phishing.

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