US names Nigerians in massive fraud investigation – BBC News

They are accused of using business email fraud schemes and romance scams to con victims – many of them elderly.Police have so far arrested 14 suspects across the US, 11 in Los Angeles alone.Others are thought to be in Nigeria and authorities there say they will cooperate with US.Prosecutors say it is one of the “largest cases of its kind in US history”.The FBI investigation is a major step to disrupt criminal networks, US Attorney Nick Hanna said.

Source: US names Nigerians in massive fraud investigation – BBC News

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