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CYBER FRAUD: FBI nabs 13 Nigerians over $30m scam

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No fewer than 13 Nigerians have been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, for their involvement in an alleged $30 million money laundering scheme in the United States of America.

Revealing this on Monday in a statement, the US department of justice said that federal agents arrested 24 suspects for their involvement in the large-scale fraud which targeted citizens, corporations, and financial institutions throughout the country.

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Those arrested and charged to a federal court in Atlanta by the FBI included: Blessing Oluwatimilehin Ojo, Afeez Olaide Adeniran, Matthan Bolaji Ibidapo, Obinna Nwosu, and Benjamin Ibukunoluwa Oye.

Others were; Christopher Akinwande Awonuga, Ahamefule Aso Odus, Paul Chinonso Anyanwu, Chineda Obilom Nwakadu, Chukwukadibia Ikechukwu Nnadozie, Uchechi Chidimma Odus, John Ifeoluwa Onimole, and Oluwafunmilade Onamuti

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