Cyber Crime has been on an increase and at the same time, security agencies are putting their best to curb the menace in the society. In the early hours of today, 13 Nigerians were arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the United States of America over $13 million money laundering internet fraud.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents in the United States

The names of the 13 Nigerians are as follows:

  1. Blessing Oluwatimilehin Ojo
  2. Matthan Bolaji Ibidapo
  3. Obinna Nwosu
  4. Benjamin Ibukunoluwa Oye
  5. Christopher Akinwande Awonuga
  6. Ahamefule Aso Odus
  7. Paul Chinonso Anyanwu
  8. Chineda Obilom Nwakadu
  9. Chukwukadibia Ikechukwu Nnadozie
  10. Uchechi Chidimma Odus
  11. John Ifeoluwa Onimole
  12. Oluwafunmilade Onamuti
  13. Afeez Olaide Adeniran

The information was disclosed by the US Department of Justice, and they stated that the FBI arrested 24 suspects over their involvement in large scale frauds. They also revealed that this fraudulent act carried out by the suspects are targeted towards citizens, financial institutions, and corporations throughout the United States.
The suspects, which includes the 13 Nigerians listed above, were all charges to a Federal Court in Atlanta.