Nigerians Assault FBI Over 6 Nigerians On Cyber Most Wished Checklist

Nigerians Assault FBI Over 6 Nigerians On Cyber Most Wished Checklist


Nigerians have taken to the micro-blogging web site, Twitter, to berate the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over what they described as “racism” on the looks of 6 Nigerians on the FBI’s Cyber Most Wished record.

Naija Information had reported earlier that the FBI listed six Nigerians amongst most-wanted cybercriminals in a tweet on Saturday morning, June 27, the place it demanded tips about learn how to catch these six Nigerians.

This on-line information platform understands that the six Nigerians listed on the FBI web site are Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin, Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh, Felix Osilama Okpoh, Abiola Ayorinde Kayode, Nnamdi Orson Benson and Michael Olorunyomi.

FBI’s tweet learn: “Assist the #FBI discover ​six Nigerian nationals needed for his or her involvement in ​enterprise​ electronic mail ​compromise (BEC) schemes leading to over $6 ​million in losses.”

The FBI mentioned in its assertion that Ogunshakin, Uzuh, Okpoh, Kayode and Benson are all needed on costs of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

“Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin is needed for his alleged involvement in a Enterprise E-mail Compromise (BEC) scheme that defrauded over 70 completely different companies in the US leading to mixed losses of over $6,000,000 USD.

“Ogunshakin allegedly supplied financial institution accounts to Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh, and different co-conspirators Felix Osilama Okpoh, Abiola Ayorinde Kayode, and Nnamdi Orson Benson, that have been used to obtain fraudulent wire transfers,” the FBI mentioned on their web site.

“Ogunshakin allegedly additionally assisted in these schemes by sending spoofed emails to companies used to solicit fraudulent wire transfers.

“Ogunshakin allegedly later carried out his personal BEC schemes, studying from Uzuh and others.

“On August 21, 2019, Ogunshakin was indicted in the US District Courtroom, District of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, on costs of Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud.

“On August 22, 2019, a federal warrant was issued for his arrest,” the tweet learn.

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Equally, Michael Olorunyomi needed for scamming aged folks utilizing romance rip-off.

“Micheal Olorunyomi is needed for his alleged involvement in a Enterprise E-mail Compromise (BEC) scheme that defrauded over 70 completely different companies in the US leading to mixed losses of over $6,000,000 USD.

“Olorunyomi allegedly carried out romance fraud schemes typically concentrating on susceptible elders or widows.

“Olorunyomi allegedly defrauded a number of victims out of greater than $1,000,000 USD.

“Moreover, the financial institution accounts of lots of Olorunyomi’s alleged romance rip-off victims have been supplied to different co-conspirators for use to obtain fraudulent wire transfers from different fraud schemes.

“On November 13, 2019, Olorunyomi was indicted in the US District Courtroom, District of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska, on costs of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, Identification Theft, and Entry System Fraud. On November 14, 2019, a federal warrant was issued for his arrest.”

Displeased with the tweet headlining the 6 Nigerians in a listing that had 79 alleged fraudsters, some Nigerians took to Twitter to blast the FBI.

Naija Information captured among the reactions under…


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