A Nigerian behind thousands of online scams around the world has been arrested in the southern oil city of Port Harcourt, Interpol alleges.
The 40-year-old man, known only as “Mike” is alleged to head a network of 40 individuals behind global scams worth more than $60m (£45m).
His operations involved using malware to take over systems to compromise emails, as well as romance scams.
Nigeria’s anti-fraud agency was also involved in the arrest.
“In one case, a target was conned into paying out $15.4 m (£11m),” Interpol said in a statement.
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SOURCE: BBC News