OFAC lists 6 under cyber-sanctions for stealing $6m in fraud scheme

OFAC has designated 6 Nigerian nationals for having engaged in “malicious cyber-enabled activities” for the significant misappropriation of funds or private financial gain, in which over $6m from US companies and people was stolen. They are alleged to have orchestrated business email compromise (BEC) fraud schemes, in which the designated individuals impersonated business executives and requested wire transfers, and romance …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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