Richard Ginika Izuora
More Nigerians are allegedly getting involved in various scams in the United States, prompting its security network to scale up investigations on Nigerians.
Just on Friday, July 23, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI in the United States declared six Nigerians most wanted for cybercrimes.
The authorities have spread their dragnet to arrest the suspects over alleged fraud close to $6 million of over 70 U.S. businesses.
They were accused of executing a business email compromise scheme; that defrauded over 70 different businesses in the U.S., resulting in combined losses of over $6 million.
The gang’s leader, Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh is said to be hiding somewhere in Nigeria since October 19, 2016; when the district court of Nebraska, Omaha, US issued a federal warrant for his arrest.
The others on the list, according to the FBI, are declared wanted for sending spoofed emails to thousands of U.S. businesses, requesting fraudulent wire transfers .
Their names were given as Michael Olorunyomi; Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh; Alex Afolabi Ogunsakin; Felix Osilama Okpoh; Abiola Ayorinde Kayode; and Nnamdi Orson Benson.