By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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