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Nigerian responsible for Sh6b online fraud arrested

By Graham Kajilwa | August 2nd 2016

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.

The 40-year-old Nigerian, identified only as Mike is believed to be behind scams totalling Sh6 billion ($60 million) involving hundreds of victims worldwide.

In one case a target was conned into paying Sh1.5 billion ($15.4 million), according to Interpol.  

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